Francis Gilbert Davis, Sr.
Francis Gilbert Davis Sr., was born February 26, 1937, and passed peacefully from this world into heaven on September 3, 2015 at the age 78.
Gilbert was born in Port Arthur, Texas and was a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew Raymond Davis and Christine Natile Furr Davis; brothers John Townsend Davis and Raymond Terrell Davis.
Gilbert is survived by two sons Francis Gilbert Davis Jr. and Daniel Gibbs Davis; the mother of his sons Mary Alice Gibbs Davis; his sister Betty Sue Davis; grandchildren: Francis Gilbert III (Trey), Logan, Macey, and Catherine and daughters-in -laws Laura and Jeanne.
Gilbert was a veteran of the United States Armed Services. After serving his country, he returned to Port Arthur where he graduated Lamar University with a dual degree in finance and economics.
He was a long-time resident of Houston, Texas. Until retirement, Gilbert spent his professional career as a Certified Public Accountant.
A loving son, father, brother, grandfather and friend, he will be deeply missed.
A graveside service will be held on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at Oak Bluff Cemetery in Port Neches, Texas at 2:00 pm.
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