A life remembered: Charles Davis

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Attendees at the Charles Davis memorial release their balloons as a tribute to the man.

Staff Report

A memorial service was held Saturday for Charles Davis, who worked with Cross Creek’s special education students and died recently after a lengthy battle with cancer.

About 100 friends, relatives and staff members attended the service in Cross Creek’s auditorium.

The service began with a video of Davis’ life, showing him with friends, family and students.

Afterward, people came to the podium to share their memories and favorite stories about the man.

Media Center Specialist Jason Stark, who served as Davis’ pastor, said Davis was always willing to go the extra mile to help people. He also said Davis was strongly devoted to his Christian faith.

Following the service, attendees walked outside and released dozens of balloons as a symbolic gesture to acknowledge Davis leaving this world.

People watched as the balloons slowly disappeared into a clear, blue sky.