Charles E. Davis, 91, of Davenport, Iowa, formerly of LeClaire, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at Ridgecrest Village in Davenport.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home in Bettendorf, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Jack’s Cemetery in LeClaire. Memorials may be directed to Genesis Hospice, Ridgecrest – Koning Charitable Fund, or to the Humane Society of Scott County.
Charlie was born on January 19, 1927 in Hannibal, Missouri, the son of James and Alice (Koch) Davis. On July 3, 1948, he married Marian Almandinger in Hannibal. She preceded him in death in 1978. He later married Betty L. Dunscombe in Fairport, Iowa on May 17, 1980. She preceded him in death in 2014. Charlie proudly worked as a truck driver and owned and operated Davis Trucking. He enjoyed camping, wood working, and fixing things. Above all, he loved spending time with his family. Charlie was also a member of Our Savior Presbyterian Church in LeClaire, Iowa. His infectious smile and kind words will be fondly remembered by those that were fortunate enough to know him.
Those left to honor his memory are his children, Steve (Sharon) Davis, Don (Jeri) Davis, Julie (Wayne) Stuart, Paul (fiancé, Jeri) Davis, Debbie Davis; step children, Cheryl (Bob) Kipper, Monty (Lora) Dunscombe, Lindy (Bob) Voss; sister, Lillian Almandinger, sister-in-law, Donna Dusenberry; 20 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and wives, he was preceded in death by brothers, Henry and George Davis; and five grandchildren, Cody, Avery, and Isabella Mading, and Matt and Jestin Voss.
Charlie’s family would like to thank the staff of Crest Health Center, Ridgecrest Village. From the administrative staff, the nurses and aides, the custodians and kitchen staff, you made life better for Charlie and all of us. Your love of Charlie and support made all the difference during this difficult time. Thank you.