January 1, 1950 — October 16, 2021
Darrell L. Davis, 71, of Edinburg, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Darrell was born on January 1, 1950, in Taylorville, the son of Robert D. and Theotis “Stub” (Owens) Davis. He graduated from Edinburg High School in 1968 and went on to enlist in the US Navy.
After his discharge he started his driving career, he worked for several companies then bough his own truck. He was the owner/operator of Darrell Davis Trucking Inc. until 2010, when he semi-retired for about 6 months. He then went to drive for Gary Ramsey Inc. and finished driving with Copeland Trucking.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He enjoyed cooking out on the grill every day possible, having family and friends over, and loved watching his favorite NFL team, the Green Bay Packers and his St. Louis Cardinals.
Darrell is survived by his wife, Marisol (Mari) Davis of Edinburg; three sons, Chad (Alisha) of Cantrell, Brad (Breezi), of Edinburg, and Shawn (Jaycee) of Athens; grandchildren, Dakota (Jon) Jones, of Athens, Destyn Davis, of Springfield, Drayton Davis, of Auburn, Deyson Davis, of Cantrell, Pearl, Ezra, and Abilene Davis of Edinburg, and Konnor Robert Davis, of Kincaid; two great granddaughters and one on the way; sisters, Cheryl (Wayne) Sharp, of Taylorville, Debbie (Rob) Swinger, of Edinburg, and Marilyn Summers, of Taylorville; brothers, Robert (Sue) Davis of Edinburg, Kenny (JoEllen) Davis, of Edinburg, and Kevin (Betty) Davis of Abbyville, KS.; mother in law, Rosie Solis; numerous sisters and brothers in law, and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family would also like to give a special thanks to Memorial Home Hospice, Dr. McClintock, Dr. Srokowski, and Pat Schneider. Family will receive friends on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at Wilson Park Funeral Home, 109 E. Washington Street, in Edinburg from 10:00AM until the time of the Memorial Service at Noon with Pastor James Baldwin officiating.
Wilson Park Funeral Home in Edinburg is in charge of arrangements.