Charles A. (Charlie) Davis

Charles A. (Charlie) Davis passed away at his home in LaFeria, Texas, on Saturday, May 10, 2003, after a long bout with cancer. He was 63.Davis was born to Dorothy V. and Charles J. Carter in Springfield, Ill., on March 5, 1940. He moved to Kremmling, Colo., in the early 1960s to ranch and timber, finally landing in Aspen in 1965.He did a variety of jobs, as most people did in those days. He particularly liked trees, and any related services. He was a founding partner in American Tree & Cement in the early 1970s, and worked with the company until his retirement in 1995.Davis was a traveling man, and spent time in Europe, the Middle East, and his favorite destination, Mexico. He was a kind-hearted person, particularly concerned with fair treatment of the underdog. He will be missed by many.Davis is survived by his mother, Dorothy, of Springfield, Ill.; his wife, Rosa; son, Edward; and daughter, Carla, all of LaFeria. He is also survived by his sons Michael of Glenwood Springs, and Ronald of Frederick, Colo., and grandsons Jesse and Jobe. He was preceded in death by his father and a son, John.A gathering of friends and family will take place at the American Legion Hall in Carbondale at noon on Saturday, May 24. Cards may be sent to the family of C.A. Davis at PO Box 69H, RR2, LaFeria, TX 78559.

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