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Marvin Lee Davis
12/6/2022 4:27:00 PM - Final Journey

Marvin Davis

( October 16, 1950 - December 05, 2022)

DAVIS, Matvin - Alma, Michigan,

formerly of Flint, age 72, died Monday,

December 5, 2022 at Margaret's

Meadows Assisted Living.

Memorial seivice will be held at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, December 21, 1022 at

Swartz Funeral Home, 1225 West Hill


Visitation 2 p.m. Wednesday until the time of the seivice at the funeral


Maivin Davis was born on October 16th, 1950 to John and Irene Davis.

As a child, he was interested in model cars.

He would later make a career at General Motors. During his teenage

years, he boxed at Berston Field House in Flint, Michigan. He went to

Beecher High - School where he played football. It was in his teen years

he also met Barbara Jean Groat at church where his family attended. He

signed up for the Marines during the Vietnam War. He learned to fly the

Chinook helicopter as a medivac. His long military career included

classified missions but credited angels for his protection. While briefly at

home he married Barbara. He returned to duty flying his fallen brethren

while evading deadly SAMs. When he returned he worked for General

Motors. During that time he got his degree at Wayne State University in

Alcohol Counseling. He used that training for the E.A.Pat UAW local

588. After Fisher Body closed, he finished his career on the assembly line

in Flint building the world's best trucks. He retired from the Flint

assembly and moved to Alma, Michigan. After suffering a heart attack, he

followed doctor's orders and loss a massive amount of weight. In October

10th 2011 he set a state bench press record for 60 year - olds in the raw

(no apparel assistance) for his weight class. He passed away at Margaret

meadows memory care in Reese, Michigan.

He is preceded in death by his wife Barbara Davis, parents John and Irene

Davis, grandparent Nancy Hinton-owl; sisters, Kathryn Cates and

Bonnita Davis and pet "Sarge".

Suiviving are his sister, Nancy Chippewa; sons, Maivin Jr. and Anthony

Davis; many, many, many, nieces and nephews; step-daughter, Dakota,

and treasured life partner, Carol Ivy.

Special thanks to his various Dr.s and nurses.

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