Charles ‘Chuck’ L. Davis Jr.

Charles “Chuck” L. Davis Jr. a veteran of the Korean War and former construction worker, died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at his home in La Plata County. He was born to Lena and Charles “Charley” L. Davis Sr. on July 20, 1931, in Bayfield.

After graduating from Durango High School, Mr. Davis enlisted in the U.S. Navy, where he served in Korea.

On returning from war, he lived in Durango and Bayfield for the rest of his life. He worked in the construction trade, eventually retiring from the La Plata County Road Department in 1993.

Mr. Davis was preceded in death by his wife, Ellen Davis.

He is survived by children Debbie Myers of Centrialia, Wash., Leonna Carrillo of Lovelock, Nev, and Robert Davis of Missouri; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

No services are planned.