Born in Mineral Wells, Texas, he was the son of the late John William and Eileen Starr Davis. Tex’s family settled in Newbury, Ohio, and he was a member of the class of ’58. He was a 50-year member of IBEW Local 38 Cleveland, Ohio. Tex attended Cowee Baptist Church where he enjoyed working with the men in Brotherhood plus singing in the choir. He was a building contractor/electrician and enjoyed bowling and riding his motorcycle.
He is survived by his wife, Betty (nee Johnson); daughter, Betsy Raines (Rick) of Mechanicsville, VA; son, Dan Davis of Franklin; sister, Texanne Canfield of Franklin and three grandchildren, Matthew Raines, Erin Raines and Chayse Davis.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Cowee Baptist Church or Kids Place.
Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.