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Charles Davis

Charles Ray Davis, age 72 of Clive, IA, passed away Thursday, December 1st at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines.

Celebration of Life will be Tuesday, December 27, 2022, from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm at Bethany Church 720 NE 52nd Ave, Des Moines IA. Private family interment will be held separately.

Charlie was born July 26, 1950, to Harry and Mary D. (Gall) Davis in Des Moines, IA. He grew up attending school in Johnston IA. He graduated from Johnston High School in 1968. On December 31, 1971, his was united in marriage to Michelle Buhr at First Assembly of God in Des Moines IA. And to this union, they had 3 children. Tony, Scott and Amanda. Charlie and Michelle shared almost 51 years of marriage prior to his passing.

Charlie was employed by Katz Drug, Richmond Gordmans, Nassau Manufacturing and then Iowa Department of Revenue where he retired after working for them for 29 years.

He loved family, reading Steven King books and DISNEY.

Charlie is survived by his wife Michelle of Clive; son Tony (Alisha) Davis of Berwick IA and Amanda Davis of Clive IA. Grandchildren Ali (Jacob Burch) Davis, Berwick IA; Alex Wells, Clive IA; Sean Michael Davis, Des Moines IA; Adrian and Jesse Rector, Berwick IA and Josh Stevens, Berwick IA. Brother, David (Karen) Davis of Urbandale IA; sister Patty (Rolland) Daily of Monroe IA and Dale (Marsha) Davis of Des Moines IA. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and good friends and precious cat (Katie).

He was preceded in death by a son, Scott Allen Davis; his grandson Benjamin Hunter Wells; his parents Harry and Mary Davis; a brother Terry Davis and brother Carl in infancy.

In lieu of flowers, family has requested that donations be made to American Cancer Society in his name.



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