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Michael S. Davis

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Michael Scott Davis was born in Alice, Texas on January 17, 1957. After and eight month battle with lung cancer, Michael is now in his eternal home and at peace. He passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at the age of 62. Michael had a strong faith in the Lord and comforted his family and many friends with prayer and sharing of his beliefs. Michael grew up in Alice, Texas graduating from Alice High School in 1975. He was a member of the Alice High School golf team, enjoyed swimming and was the lifeguard at the Alice Country Club. He attended Texas A & I University in Kingsville, Texas graduating with a degree in business. Michael worked with his father for many years in the oilfield learning all he could from the “stake to the tank”. He worked other jobs in the Texas oilfield industry. He loved animals, often adopting strays to give them a good home. He loved to fish at the lake, hunt, spend time with family and friends enjoying BBQ, a good meal with lots of laughter, and being with family at Kings Inn on Baffin Bay, a favorite for over 50 years. Michael had a sweet smile and heart as big as Texas and loved to help others in need. When he was receiving cancer treatment, he would strike up conversations with patients in the treatment room, getting to know them and would offer to pray with them. He said it was a blessing that comforted him as well. Michael was preceded in death by his parents, J.J. “Pinky” and Ruth Davis. He is survived by his loving family; sister Denise Davis, of San Antonio, Texas; brother, Guy Davis and his wife, Meli, of Sulphur, Louisiana, Niece, Jennifer Zapata and husband, Gabe Zapata and children, Cody Zapata, and Katy Zapata of San Angelo, Texas. Michael had many friends in the oilfield and Alice area. The family wishes to thank Andres Elizondo, Melissa and Lorina with Del Cielo Hospice & Palliative Care, Alice, Texas for their kindness, dedication and care; Arnold “Tractor” and Carmela Garza for their loving friendship opening their home to Michael and our family in his last days. Special thanks to our dear friends, Craig and Mary Cates, with Meadowlawn Funeral Home for making all the arrangements. A private “Celebration of Michael’s Life” will be held with family in lieu of a service. If you would like to remember Michael, please consider a donation to the American Cancer Society who helped him greatly while undergoing cancer treatment in San Antonio. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

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  1. So many memories of my little Brother Michael it is hard to choose just one favorite. We enjoyed spending time at the lake with our grandparents, Nana & Bubba. Fishing Lagarto Creek, swimming, birthday parties with family and friends, enjoying Nana’s delicious cooking and listening to Bubba’s stories were the best. Growing up in the small town of Alice with a loving family and friends , we didn’t realize how blessed we really were. I loved my little brother and will miss him greatly. Until we meet again in the sweet by and by, precious memories we shared together will always be remembered.

  2. So many great times we shared! Trips to the lake house, introducing me to hard rock, and big bowls of ice cream. He was like a big brother to me instead of an uncle. I love him so much. And look forward to seeing him again with PaPa MeMe and Pearl

  3. I loved calling him “Miguel!” And he would answer back, “Melita!” So glad to have shared our home with him for a short while in Houston. He would go to Albertson’s and bring back a bunch of some great-tasting bacon to share with us. I never saw him in a bad mood, even when this disease was eating him up…I will miss your silly jokes that still made us laugh, your reminding me about Maria, my mom, and her love for baseball—her yelling “Hone run!” and not homerun–how you loved that! I’ll see you in His glory Miguel. Love you.

  4. So very sorry for your loss of Michael! He was a great brother, gentleman and friend!!!!!!! God Bless him and all of you, his awesome grieving loving family! Love to each of you, Kathleen Cawthon

  5. Loved running into Mike when he was with Tractor. The last time I saw Mike was in the phone store. He was always happy and had a cheerful smile! ❤️

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