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Mr. Larry Wayne Davis
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Mt. Sinai Baptist Church Building Fund
    1227 Mt. Sinai Church Rd.
    Shelby, NC 28152
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Hospice of Cleveland County
    951 Wendover Heights Dr.
    Shelby, NC 28150

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“Larry was my football coach when I was in elementary school, and was always a positive role model. He inspired me to become a coach for the same...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: chuck lampley - shelby, NC

“I coached Pop Warner football with Larry for many years. I saw the love and very positive influence he had for his players that went far beyond the...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Dean M. Jenks - Shelby, NC

“It was an honor to know Larry Davis and consider him a friend. I will miss our preservice Sunday mornings conversations. I will miss our pregame...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Robbie Ruppe - Shelby - Friend

“I am blessed to have known Larry. He was such a Godly man with a positive attitude. My life is better just because I was able to call him my friend....Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Michelle Whitecotton - Shelby, NC


Mr. Larry Wayne Davis, 64, of Shelby, NC passed away February 17, 2013 at his residence. A native of Cleveland County, he is the son of the late Jeff William Davis and Rachel Traylor Davis. Larry worked and later retired from the Department of Transportation after 30 years as an equipment supervisor. He loved coaching football. Larry had coached for the elementary school program, Pop Warner, Crest Middle School, Crest High School JV and Cherryville High School. He also coached baseball. He had coached for the city park and served as an umpire. Larry had most recently enjoyed helping with his grandson's baseball team. He had also served as a referee for basketball. He was a loyal Green Bay Packers and New York Yankees fan. He also loved to play golf. He was a loving father and husband and always put God and his family first. Larry was a member of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church where he had served on the Deacon Board as Chairman and also as a Sunday school teacher for the Tom Jolley class.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Leroy Wynn and sister-in-law, Remetta Sharpe.

He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Cheryl Duncan Davis of the home; three sons, Todd Davis and wife Laura, Eric Davis and Kyle Travis all of Shelby; one daughter, Ryan Legere and husband Michael of Charleston, SC; one brother, Royce Davis and wife Nancy of Shelby; one sister, Joyce Gibbs and husband Tom of Shelby; mother-in-law, Joyce Wynn of McAdenville; two sister-in-laws, Vicki Tucker and husband Greg of Gastonia and Cheryll Shull and husband Kenny of Iron Station; two brother-in-laws, Del Wynn and wife Karen of Belmont and Leroy Wynn and wife Janice of Boiling Springs, SC; four grandchildren, Kaleb Davis, Alex, Sarah and Max Cherry; numerous nieces and nephews.