Benjamin C. Davis, 71, of Diboll, and former resident of Bridge City, passed away Feb. 6, in Lufkin.

Born in Beaumont, April 27, 1944, he was the son of Oscar Ruel Davis and Bessmay Wilson Davis. Benjamin enjoyed his job as a police officer where he served Rose City, and McGee, Ms.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, James Otis Davis.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Carolyn Davis; sons, Christopher Davis, of Houston and Brian Davis, of Diboll; grandchildren, Alexandria Michelle Davis, Ashley Denelle Davis, and Brianna Taylor Davis and his siblings, Ocscar Ruel Davis, Jr. and wife Valda, of Orangefield, Robert Donald Davis and wife Peggy, of Ft. Worth, Alma Myra Cherry, of Arlington and Dorine Allen and husband Russell, of Bridge City.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am, Wednesday, Feb. 10, at Wesley United Methodist Church in Orange.