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Washington County deputy laid to rest Friday afternoon

Honoring Deputy Kyle Davis
Posted at 8:26 AM, Apr 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-02 19:46:24-04

TULSA, Okla. — Washington County Deputy Kyle Davis is being laid to rest on Friday, April 2, 2021.

Deputy Davis died in March following an altercation with an inmate at the Washington County Detention Center in Bartlesville, Okla. Davis began his career in law enforcement with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office in 2008 and was promoted to deputy sheriff in 2010.

The celebration of life service started at 2 p.m. at the Copan High School gymnasium. The list of speakers included a preacher, as well as friends and family. The graveside service began shortly after.

Gov. Kevin Stitt ordered all American and Oklahoma flags on state property to be flown at half-staff on April 2 in honor of Deputy Davis.

A benefit account is set up for the Davis family through Truity Federal Credit Union and donations can be sent to Truity or to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. Donations by check can be made payable to Kristin Davis at Truity Credit Union, attn: Safe Deposit Box. Checks can be mailed to Truity Credit Union at P.O. Box 1358, Bartlesville, OK. 74005. Donations can also be sent via Paypal to If using PayPal, indicate "Friends & Family" so no fees are assessed or deducted from the donation.

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