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Larry Joe Davis
Larry Joe Davis, 88, of Hiawatha, died Monday, June 20, 2022, at UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. At Larry’s request, there will be no visitation or service. Family and friends will celebrate Larry and Sally’s life at a later date. Inurnment in Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Survivors include his two sons, Douglas (Kathy) Davis of Hawkeye, Iowa, and Jeffrey (Pat) Davis of Hiawatha, Iowa; four grandchildren, Izzi (Aaron) Byrd, Marshall (David) Sunnes, Brian (Natalie) Davis and Tara (Todd) Dunford; seven great-grandchildren; a brother, Owen (Karyl) Davis; daughter -in-law, Greta Davis of West Union, Iowa; and many nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents; spouse, Sally; and two sons, Mike and Dan.
Larry was born on March 6, 1934, in Fayette, Iowa, the son of Benjamin and Frances (Sterns) Davis. He grew up on the family farm in Fayette. Larry married Sally Berg on May 5, 1956, in Oelwein, Iowa. They would have been married 66 years. Larry worked construction for Skogman for 25 years. He then worked for General Mills before retiring.
Larry enjoyed reading westerns, watching cowboy movies and the Iowa Hawkeyes, and reminiscing about his life memories. He will be remembered for telling stories about his memories, all throughout life, in great detail. Larry was a wonderful and caring husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend whose memory will be cherished by all who knew and loved him.
The family would like to thank the nurses and therapists at UnityPoint St. Luke’s Transitional Rehabilitation Center, Nurse Practitioner Erin, the UnityPoint St. Luke’s Pulmonary Unit, and their therapy team (Bailey) for all their caring and compassionate care given to Larry.
A memorial fund has been established.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.cedarmemorial.com under obituaries.