St. Croix, Indiana Porter Jasper “PJ” Davis, 84, passed away August 23, 2022 at his home in Apalona. He was born in Tell City, Indiana on January 2, 1938 to Chester L. and Anna C. (Wetzel) Davis. P.J. was a 1956 graduate of Tell City High School, a United States Navy veteran and served time in the Indiana Army National Guard.  He was united in marriage on October 8, 1977 to Anita Ubelhor, who survives. P.J. retired in 2000 from Sterling Boiler and Mechanical, Evansville. He had also worked for the former Maxine Marine, sold insurance, owned the former Tell City Sign Company and most recently worked at Wal-Mart in the hardware department. P.J. was known for his pleasant demeanor; was always friendly, helpful and loved to small talk. He was a member of St. Isidore Catholic Church. P.J. enjoyed mowing grass, scratching lottery tickets, playing trumpet in the Crawford County Community Band, fishing and watching football. He loved to spend time with his family, friends and grandchildren. He especially liked supporting Vanessa and Audrey at music and sporting events. Surviving is his wife of 45 years, Anita Davis, St. Croix; children and extended family, Josh Davis (Ashley), Evansville, Dana Bates (Ben), Evansville, Daniel Davis (Paula), Tell City, David Davis (Kim), Blytheville, AR, Christina Davis, Sikeston, MO, Clay Ewing (Barbara), South Bend, IN, Kris Ewing (Sharon), Westminster, SC, Gertie Leinenbach (Randy) and several grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his parents; siblings, Mildred Riley, Virginia Lee in infancy, Chuck, Robert and Raymond Davis. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM CDT on Friday, August 26, 2022 at St. Isidore Catholic Church. Rev. Luke Waugh and Rev. Jeremy King will officiate. Burial, with military rites will follow in the church cemetery.  Visitation will be Thursday from 3:00-8:00 PM at Huber Funeral Home, Tell City Chapel and Friday 10:00-11:00 AM at the church.  

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  1. He was a very sweet person and always had a sweet smile and funny and a caring persin RIP

  2. I worked with PJ at Sterling, we shared many fun times in the paint shop. He was friendly and honest person I was proud to have known, worked with and called a good friend.

  3. We are so sorry for your loss. PJ was an amazing man that meant a lot to our family. My daddy Bill Hook and PJ were amazing friends for so long. We lost my daddy 2008. So I know its so hard. Rest In Peace PJ. God bless all of you. Hugs from all of us. Carrie Teresa Billy

  4. I will always remember and cherish Uncle PJ’s warm heart and brilliant smile. He was always kind to me and my children. He will be missed here on earth but will receive a heavenly welcome from my father in law

  5. I only knew P.J. from When he worked at Walmart. I was working on my home and he always helped me find things I needed and also gave me advice. He was always so pleasant and always had a smile on his face. My sincere sympathy to the family. Fly high P.J.

  6. Worked with PJ years ago at Maxon. He was an old friend of mine , never met a better person. Sorry for your loss

  7. Anita, I am so sorry. I am going to Mass this morning and will remember him and you. Know that you will be in my heart. Blessing and peace. Jane Leclere Doyle.

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