• "We are so sorry to read of Eric's passing and send our..."
    - Merv & Barbara Hann
  • "Mr Davy was a gentleman. I will always remember his smile..."
    - Karen Johnson
  • "With great sadness to all the family"
    - Adrienne Tilton
  • "Diane so sorry to hear of Eric's passing. My thoughts and..."
    - Janet King
  • "Diane, so sorry to near of Erics passing. Our thoughts are..."
    - Diane and Lyndon Chandler
Service Information
Shone & Shirley Funeral Directors
164 Tahunanui Drive
Nelson, Nelson
Celebration of Life
Saturday, Jun. 12, 2021
1:30 p.m.
Headingly Centre
2 Headingly Lane
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Death Notice

DAVY, Eric:
November 17, 1945 -
June 4, 2021
It is with deep sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of Eric Kay Davy in Nelson on June 4, 2021, aged 76 years. Beloved husband and soulmate to Diane Davy, married for 54 years. Loving father and father-in-law to Darrin, Mark, Amanda and father-in-law Brett, Michelle, and Lina. Adored pop to Aaron, Liam, Logan, Cole, Madison, Daniel, Regan and Dylan. Eric served his community for 41 years in the Ministry of Transport in Road Policing and three terms as a Nelson City councillor - a passionate man who always wanted to help people and his community.
A true scholar and gentlemen, your warmth and kindness will always surround us and our special memories will forever be in our hearts.
Family and friends are invited to a celebration of Eric's life that will be held at the Headingly Centre, 2 Headingly Lane, Richmond, on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 1.30pm. In lieu of flowers donations to the Nelson Tasman Region Hospice would be appreciated and can be made at the service or online at Messages can be sent to 10 Marino Grove, Richmond 7020 or online at


Published in Taranaki Daily News on June 8, 2021
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