Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Obituary - Larry Paul Davis

The funeral service for Larry will begin at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 22, 2022 at Hill and Son Funeral Home, Appleton City, Missouri.

Visitation will precede the service from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home.

Officiating at the service will be Kevin Munsterman.

Interment will follow the service at White Oak Cemetery in Urich, Missouri.

The family requests any memorial donations be made to White Oak Cemetery and may be left at the funeral home.

Larry Paul Davis, age 74 was born January 26, 1947 in rural Appleton City, MO to Paul and Katherine Virginia (Miller) Davis. Larry passed away on January 16, 2022 surrounded by loving family.

Larry and his wife, Roni, owned Davis Construction. For many years they traveled working construction in many states. They lived mainly in Stanley KS while working construction around the surrounding area. While living in Stanley, they started building their home in rural Appleton City. This took several years to finish as they were working full-time and only able to work on it on weekends. They also owned and operated an antique shop as well as a restaurant in Appleton City.

All through Larry’s younger years he had a passion for working on cars. As he got older, his passion turned to collecting and working on classic cars. Larry and Roni spent many happy days at car shows and swap meets throughout the years.

Larry was preceded in death by his wife, Roni; his parents, Paul Davis and Katherine McClure; a great grandchild: Jamarion Sheppard; a sister, Sharon Kay Davis and a brother, Jackie Dale Davis.

Survivors include two daughters: Tammy Davis and Traci Thompson-Huber; six grandchildren: Alexis, Brittany and Sandy Smiley, Heather (Ryan) Woodall, Samantha (Estevan) Maturino and Dakotah Thompson; seven great-grandchildren: Corbyn and Paisley Woodall, Chloe and Prudence Maturino, Cameron Cessant, Malakai and Manlani Smiley; five siblings: Darlene Houk, Bonnie (Alan) Newell, Dennis (Robin) McClure, Randy (Diane) McClure and Ricky McClure; many extended family and dear friends. He will be missed dearly by his family and friends.

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