Larry Lee Davisson (1941 - 2014)

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Larry Lee Davisson


Larry Lee Davisson, 73, passed away on Sunday, August 17, 2014 surrounded by his family. Visitation will be held on Friday, August 22, 2014 from 4-7 PM at Hamilton's on Westown Parkway, 3601 Westown Parkway in West Des Moines, IA.

Larry was born on June 29, 1941 in rural Libertyville, IA to Walter and Nellie Davisson. After attending TCU in Fort Worth, TX Larry joined the Air Force and served as an Airman First Class in Vietnam. After serving, he graduated from AIB with a business degree where he met the love of his life, Aleyna Prull. They were married on May 15, 1966 and moved to California, returning to Iowa in 1978. Larry worked various jobs but retired from Fed Ex in 2012 after 26 years. He enjoyed reading, biking, watching the Cyclones and Hawkeyes, but especially spending time with his 7 grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Aleyna; children, Erik (Donna) Davisson, and Staci (David) Kraemer; grandchildren, Luke, Derek, Leah, Alyssa, Madison, Lauren, and Makenzie; siblings, Ken (Elaine) Carr, Helen (Gordon) Nicks, Janice (Bob) Bannister, and Bill (Sue) Davisson; and many nieces and nephews. Larry was preceded in death by his parents.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace United Methodist Church Youth Program. The family would like to thank the nurses on Powell 3 and North 6 at IMMC, John Stoddard Cancer Center, and Dr. Dan Buroker and staff for their wonderful care of Larry.

Funeral Home
Hamilton's Funeral Home
3601 Westown Parkway West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 224-0078
Funeral Home Details
Published in Des Moines Register on Aug. 20, 2014
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