Charles P. Davis

August 16, 1930December 8, 2012
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Charles P. Davis, “Charlie,” age 82, of Swansea, passed away Saturday, December 8, 2012 in Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of the late Doris (Moglia) Davis.

Born in Newport, a son of the late Charles C. and Annie (Douthwright) Davis, he was a lifelong resident of Swansea.

A graduate of Joseph Case High School, class of 1948, he worked for the United States Postal Service as a Letter Carrier in the Swansea area for 30 years before his retirement in 1990. Prior to that, he worked as a truck driver, and for his family business Douthwright Well Drilling as a Well Driller. He was also a volunteer Fire Fighter for the Swansea Fire Department.

Mr. Davis enjoyed golfing, loved the water, and most of all spending time with his family.

He is survived by two sons; Donald Davis and his wife Patti of Pembroke, NH, Randal Davis and his wife Sheila of Swansea, two daughters; Deborah Guimond and her husband Kevin and Cynthia Davis and her husband Gary Huntress all of Swansea, twelve grandchildren; David Mello, Amy Souza, Lindsey Ferreira, Ryan and Neil Davis, Broc Morse, Nathan Lambert, Erin Davis, Randal Davis II, Sam, Ellie, and Ian Huntress, ten great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. He was brother of the late Hazel and Cecil Davis.

His Funeral will be held Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 10:00AM in the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME OF MEMORIAL TRIBUTE at BIRCHCREST, 189 Gardner’s Neck Rd., Swansea. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00PM. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson Research, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, NY, NY 10163. Burial in Mount Hope Cemetery, Swansea.



  • Visitation Tuesday, December 11, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, December 12, 2012


  • Burial

Charles P. Davis

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normand rochon

March 6, 2013

Rest in peace Charlie you will be missed

Joe Souza

December 12, 2012

Charlie,Thanks for the help when help was needed,was always and will always be appreciated
Joe Souza

Jane & Alan Green

December 11, 2012

Your Dad is now with your Mom and is very happy. Keep that memory in your hearts.

Joan Bouvier

Donna Rossi

December 11, 2012

I had the pleasure of knowing Charley and Dot. They were both warm and caring people who raised a loving family. Rest in peace.


December 11, 2012

So many great memories....but Friday nights at your house and Sunday morning breakfast at my house will stay with us forever. I'm so glad my kids got to spend that time with you!

Paula Monte

December 10, 2012

I'm so sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful man. I hope the entire Davis family finds comfort knowing you were always there for him. You were fortunate to have him, and he was fortunate to have all of you.

Lindsey Ferreira

December 10, 2012

We love you Gramp! Still wake up every morning and can't believe you're still isn't real. Miss you, but know you're finally back with Grammy, looking down on all of us. Watch over us Gramp, we'll see you again one day.

Ashlee robilard

December 10, 2012

Rest in piece uncle, We all love you so much, watch over us an tell aunt dot an nana I say hi <3

Randy and Trish Gersbach

December 10, 2012

You will be missed very much and remembered fondly!

Chris Sampson

December 10, 2012

Dear Charley
May you be reunited with your beloved Dot. Let Fair winds and calms sea be forever on your back with bright sunshine on your face.

Love Chris & Sandy Sampson