Raymond Tootsie Davis, 77, of Vidor died Tuesday, Dec. 16, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.

A native of Orangefield, he was a longtime resident of Vidor. Tootsie was a member of Christ Community Church in Vidor and was a pile driver. He was a fire fighter with the Vidor Volunteer Fire Dept.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, Dec. 18, at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor, with burial to follow at Fountain Cemetery in Starks.

Visitation will begin at 6:00 pm Wednesday, Dec. 17, at Memorial Funeral Home.

Tootsie is survived by his wife Charlotte Davis of Vidor; sons Ricky Gene Davis and wife Melissa of Mauriceville, Jesse Lee Davis and wife Ann and Raymond M. Davis; daughter Sherry Davis Speight; step daughters Shelly Byrd and Edith Baumgardner, all of Vidor; sister Rosalee Jiminez of Beaumont; 17 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by the mother of his children Wilma Gillis Davis; grandson Asa Davis and step sons Cowboy and Donald Kourtney.