Charles “Charlie” Lee Davis, 80, of Bedias, Texas, passed away Friday, March 22, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital.
services will be held 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Emken-Linton
Funeral Home. Visitation will be held 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Monday, April
1, 2019 at Emken-Linton Funeral Home in Texas City.
“Charlie” Lee Davis was born February 27, 1939 in Bedias, Texas.
Shortly thereafter, his family moved to Texas City where he grew up.
During high school, he raised and fed out the Grand Champion calf in the
Galveston County Fair. After graduating Texas City High School, he
joined the United States Air Force and was stationed in El Paso, Texas
and Alaska as a Cryogenic Liquid Production Specialist.
“Charlie” Lee Davis entered into the labor force at Monsanto after his
honorable discharge from the USAF and apprenticed into the machinist
trade at Monsanto in Texas City. He spent his career and retired from
there until Monsanto was purchased by Sterling Chemical. He continued
with Sterling Chemical and was promoted to leadman over the valve shop
whereby his skills aided them to achieve high awards with OSHA and
others. He ultimately retired from Sterling Chemical. During his career
with the refineries he also served as a Galveston County Sheriff’s
Officer and a Kemah Police Officer. He also spent some time as a
commercial fisherman shrimping the local waters of Texas City, Seabrook,
Matagorda and others. Charlie was a devoted family man and worked hard
at the refineries and extra jobs strictly out of love and dedication to
them and their needs. Later he went on to beat cancer twice, just to
show how tough and strong-willed he was.
“Charlie” Lee Davis was preceded in death by his father – Robert E. Lee
Davis, mother – Nannie Pauline Davis, younger brother – Vernon Davis,
wife – Barbara Ann Davis.
His survivors include his son – Ricky
Lee Davis, daughter-in-law – Pamela Ann Davis, grandchildren – Tiffany
Davis, Abram Isaac Davis, Ray McLaughlin and Justin Trammell, his
youngest brother – Robert Allan Davis and his children Darlene and Eddie