In Memoriam : Jesse Davis

Jesse Davis Jesse Charles "Chuck" Davis - age: 94
(April 04, 1923 to December 03, 2017 )
Resident of Ukiah, California

Jesse Charles “Chuck” Davis
4-4-1923 - 12-3-2017 Chuck was 94 years old.
Chuck was born in Paris, Illinois to William C and Lillie Meyers Davis Matlock. He grew up on a farm helping his father. When Chuck was 14, his father passed away. Chuck and his mother moved to Ukiah, CA. Chuck graduated high school in Ukiah, CA. As a young man he joined the Navy. As a Seaman First Class he served from February 1943 until December 1945. Chuck married Ava Bivens Clark in May 1964. Chuck was a building painter for the State of CA for 30 plus years starting at Atascadero, Mendocino State Hospital and retiring from General Services in 1984. Chuck and Ava loved to camp in their motor home. Along their travels they would stop any time they found a place to dance. In 2016 Chuck was preceded in death by his son Charles Merle Davis. Surviving are his wife Ava of 53 years of Ukiah, Granddaughter Brandi Ann Davis and great granddaughter Willow Blue of Santa Clarita; daughters Sheryl L Parker & Mary “Jeannie “ Clark; 4 grandchildren Christopher Parker, Jennifer Kelly, Kevin McDonald & Cameron E Smith; 8 great grandchildren, Brawley, Dayton, Chesney, Fuller, Ethan, Tyler, Abigail & baby Finn of Ukiah & Redwood Valley. Services will be held at Ukiah Cemetery on Friday Dec 8th at 2:30 in the Chapel and then graveside burial. A gathering will follow at the family home on Mill St. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to Hospice of Ukiah at 620 S Dora St, Ukiah.