Curtis L. Davis passed away on July 1, 2021 at age 75 due to complications from a pulmonary embolism. He was born in Port Arthur, Texas on September 7, 1945 and raised in Baton Rouge. He graduated from Istrouma High School in 1963, attended LSU and served in the Army National Guard for 6 years. Curtis worked at Exxon for 33 years at the Baton Rouge Refinery and retired in 2000.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Leslie L. Davis & Florice Gray Davis, 1 son, Curtis L. Davis Jr., & 1 son in law Heath J. Hodgeson.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years Donna Wascom Davis, 2 Children, Lauri Davis Harris married to Troy Harris and Jill Davis Doiron married to Shyne Doiron, 4 sisters, Mary Herford, Joy Boden, Ann Cobb, Pat Davis Lynch, 1 brother, Henry Allen Davis & wife Juanita Kling Davis, 7 Grandchildren, Taylor Harris and wife Mariea, Peyton Harris, Kayla, Harris, Cole, Seth, Dane, & Beau Doiron, & 2 Great-Grandchildren, Tage and Nora Harris.
Curtis enjoyed golf, history (he was a huge Civil War buff), genealogy, music and LSU Football. Curtis was an excellent debater and loved a good argument between friends. He was a fantastic story teller and knew hundreds of great jokes.The family would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to the ICU-B physicians and nurses at the Baton Rouge General Bluebonnet location.
Memorial service to be held at First United Methodist Church of Gonzales on Wednesday, July 7th from 5 – 8 p.m. (Service begins at 6:00 p.m.)
In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Wounded Warrior Project or Tunnel to Towers Foundation.