Marvin R. Davis, 69, who delivered produce to a large number of restaurants and businesses in the Idyllwild area, died Monday, Aug. 3, at Phoenix Baptist Hospital in Phoenix.
Mr. Davis was born April 10, 1929, in Aurelia, Iowa. He graduated from Beaumont High School in 1948 and began working at the Bank of Beaumont, living in that city from 1938 to 1961. When the bank became First Western Bank, he was transferred to its Los Angeles branch. Also, he served in the U.S. Army as a sergeant during the Korean War.
Following his work in the banking industry, Mr. Davis was self-employed as the owner/operator of a wholesale produce distribution company for 20 years.
He lived in Norco for 25 years and in Phoenix for the past five years. Weaver Mortuary in Beaumont handled funeral arrangements. Visitation was from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, at the mortuary. Memorial services were at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, at Weaver Mortuary Chapel with burial following at Riverside National Cemetery, Staging Area No. 3, in Riverside.
Mr. Davis is survived by his wife, Janis M. Davis of Phoenix; two daughters, Bekki L. Davis of Yorba Linda and Rexanna Fendley of Phoenix; a grandson, Kyle Fendley of Phoenix; six brothers, Joseph E. Davis of Beaumont, Darryl A. Davis of West Hills, Richard G. Davis of Banning, Gordon M. Davis of Oceanside and Thomas K. Davis of Fontana; and three sisters, Melissa Allen of Yucca Valley, Gloria R. Mackie of Ramona and Susan L. Ferguson of Spokane, Wash.