Walter Larry Cundiff

October 7, 1942 - February 8, 2022

Walter Larry Cundiff of Owensboro passed away on February 8, 2022 at the Marion, Illinois VA Hospital. He was born in Owensboro, Kentucky on October 7, 1942 to Walter Mathew and Margaret Miller Cundiff. His father was in the Army and the Air Force and he grew up living in Arizona, Mississippi, California, Hawaii and Nebraska. He graduated from Benson High School in Omaha, Nebraska. He joined the United States Army after high school and served at 7th Army Headquarters in Germany. He served in Vietnam for six weeks, but went back to Germany where the beer was better. During his military service he traveled extensively in Europe.

After leaving the military he worked for Owensboro National Bank where he was instrumental in establishing their credit card department. He went on to sell cars and trucks in Cincinnati, Nashville, and Ohio County. He was a member of the Eagles, VFW and American Legion.

Walter was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Gary Cundiff; and his sister, Linda Hardin.

Walt is survived by his son, Ken Cundiff of Port Townsend, Washington, and daughter Michelle Cundiff of Mesa, Arizona; grandchildren, Emily, Ben, Julia, and Savannah. He is also survived by his former wife and faithful friend Carroll Laswell.

Memorial service will be at 12 p.m. noon on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory. Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. noon on Saturday at the funeral home.