Larmer Kenneth Davey, Sr. age 81, of Maysville, WV died on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg, WV.
Larmer was born on August 3, 1940, in Junction, West Virginia and was a son of the late James Edward Davey and Margaret Josephine (Rinker) Davey. In addition to his parents, Larmer was preceded by two sisters, Arbutus McDonald and infant Ethel Davey; three brothers, James Marshall “Sonny” Davey, Glen Vincent Davey (killed in Vietnam War) and Lawrence Davey; three brothers-in-law, Robert Easton Davy, Clarence “Buck” Hesse and Donald Hayden Haddox; special friend, Jerry Tinsley.
Larmer worked at Vepco Power Station, Mt. Storm, WV for 17 years. Later he worked for the Grant County Parks and Recreation until retirement in 2002. He loved the outdoors especially working in the garden and hunting. He was a member of the Maysville United Methodist Church.
On April 13, 1963, he married Carolene Kaye Rohrbaugh Davey who survives. Also two sons, Larmer Kenneth “Kenny” Davey, Jr. (Tambi) of Burlington, WV and Kevin Lee Davey of Maysville, WV; one granddaughter, Kaelie Marie Davey of Martinsburg, WV, one step grandson, Travis Kidwell (Stephanie) and one step great grandson, Walker Blake Kidwell of Burlington, WV; five sisters, Freeda Davy of Purgitsville, WV, Joanna Hesse of Moorefield, WV, Charlotte Haddox of Purgitsville, WV and Phyllis Davey of Old Fields, WV and Deborah Maphis of Purgitsville, WV; one brother, Donald Nelson Davey (Jane) of Burlington, WV and several nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends on Friday from 5 – 7 PM at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg, WV.
Funeral service will be Saturday, February 19, 2022, at 11 AM in the chapel of the Schaeffer Funeral Home with Pastor Joseph Gerstell officiating. Interment will be in the Maysville Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Maysville United Methodist Church, c/o Sherry Clark, 789 Lower Knobley Road, Maysville, WV 26833.