William Craig Davis
April 14th, 1984 - March 10th, 2022 (age 37)
Jessica Ann (Thorup) Davis
November 11th, 1984 - March 10th, 2022 (age 37)
Loving husband, son, brother, and uncle, William Craig Davis and loving wife, daughter, sister and aunt, Jessica Ann Davis, soulmates, passed away together in their home on March 10th, 2022. They were both 37 years old.
Will was born April 14th, 1984 at Cottonwood Hospital in Murray, Utah, to Dr. Douglas Ray Davis and Susan Udette Davis. He was the 5th of 6 children and grew up in Cottonwood Heights, Utah. He graduated from Brighton High School in 2002, and received his Bachelor's of Nursing in 2021, while working full time as a radiology nurse at IMC and several other hospitals. He was a hard worker and was adored by everyone he helped and worked with.
Jessica was born on November 11th, 1984 in Murray, Utah, to Layne Thorup and Carolyn (Pearce) Thorup. She was the oldest of 4 children and grew up in Sandy, Utah. After graduating from Jordan High School in 2003, she received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of Utah in 2007. She was a straight A student through high school and college and loved to learn.
Will and Jessica were high school sweethearts. They met at the age of 16 while working together at The Chocolate Covered Wagon, which was owned by Will's aunt. Will and Jess became best friends and were inseparable for 21 years. They were married on October 31st, 2009.
Will was an artist; he was very talented at drawing and painting, and loved to hand-paint miniature figurines. He was athletic; he played as the goalkeeper on the COSMOS soccer team all through high school and also enjoyed skateboarding and snowboarding. He was an avid online gamer and played with his brother and people from all over the world.
Jessica was an amazing writer; she co-authored multiple published academic psychology journals. She was a talented pianist and loved sharing her talent through teaching piano lessons. She grew up loving cats and had two black, fluffy cats named Missy and Hannah. She and Will loved them like they were their children.
Will was a wonderful uncle. He was adored by his nieces and nephews because he was so playful and willing to spend time with them. Jessica was empathetic and tender-hearted; she cared so deeply for her family. She loved being an aunt. She particularly enjoyed picking out the perfect Christmas and birthday presents for each of the kids.
Will and Jess were devoted to each other. They recently learned how to cook and found great joy in preparing meals together. They spent every moment they could with each other, watching shows and spending quiet evenings at home. They loved going away together on little trips to St. George or Las Vegas. They especially cherished time spent with family and valued going on family vacations. They both were members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Will is fondly remembered and survived by his parents, Douglas and Susan, and siblings, David (Michelle) Davis, Carrie (Philip) Damon, Ron Davis, John (Kellie) Davis, and James (Krista) Davis, who love him greatly.
Jessica is sweetly remembered and survived by her parents, Layne and Carolyn, and siblings, Stephanie (Shane) Jones, Jeffrey (Sarah) Thorup, and Becca (Kyle) Wheelhouse, who love her dearly.
Combined funeral services will be held on Friday, March 18th at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints chapel, located at 3180 North 300 West, Lehi, Utah. The family will be present for expressions of condolences from 9:45-10:45 a.m. The graveside service will follow at Larkin Sunset Gardens, located at 1950 E. 10600 S. Sandy, Utah. Special thanks to Anderson & Goff Mortuary for their loving care and support in providing these services.