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Larry Melvin Davis



Larry Melvin Davis, 81, of Princeton, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2020 at St. Vincent Rehabilitation in Evansville. He was born November 26, 1938 in Princeton and was raised by Kermit Floyd Wildt and Leona (Simmons) Wildt. Larry proudly served in the United States Navy and worked as a coal miner for a number of years. He married the love of his life, Eva M. (Miller) Davis November 10, 1997 and she preceded him in death on June 30, 2014. He loved lifting weights and body building. He had a deep love for animals, mowing his yard, and gardening. He enjoyed playing cards, spades, and playing pool. He was one of a kind and will be missed.   

Larry is survived by his half brothers, Michael Roy Wildt and Patrick Ray Wildt; and the best friends a guy could ask for, Don Ritchie, Ted Wright, and Russel Davis.

He is preceded in death by his parents and wife.

Services will be held privately.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Gibson County Humane Society in honor Larry’s love for animals. Send checks to 3840 County Rd 175 E, Princeton, IN 47670. We encourage sharing your condolences with the Davis family online at where you may also light a memorial candle in Larry’s name. Colvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the Davis family.

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Gibson County Animal Services
P. O. Box 474, Princeton, IN 47670
Tel: 1-812-386-8079

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