Charles H. Davies, III, age 28, of Prospect, passed away peacefully with his family by his side early Friday morning, February 22, 2019, after fighting a courageous battle with Glioblastoma Brain Cancer.
Born February 18, 1991 in Beaver, PA, he is the son of Pamela Grimes Simpson and Charles H.Davies, Jr.
He was a 2009 graduate of Slippery Rock Area High School, where he played football and excelled in swimming. In his younger years he enjoyed playing football at the Prospect Boys and Girls Club and swimming for the Slippery Rock Eels.
Charles was faithful attending the Community Alliance Church in Butler.
Prior to his illness, he was a waiter at Rey Azteca in Butler.
In December 2018, he was presented the Volunteer of the Year award at Jennings Environmental Education Center. He will be remembered for his ambition to volunteer in nature and building bridges during his battle with cancer.
He enjoyed kayaking with his family and friends, and was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan, where he loved watching and attending Pens, Steelers, and Pirate games.
He is survived by his father and step mother Charles H. (Joyce) Davies, Jr of Prospect; his mother and step father Pamela (Jerome) Simpson of Baldwin; grandmother Jane Hogue Russell of Prospect; his dog Theibeau; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Visitation will be on Sunday, February 24, 2019 from 2pm to 5pm at the Edward L Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main Street, Prospect. Additional viewing will be on Monday, February 25, 2019, 10am to 11am in the Legacy Room at the Community Alliance Church, 800 Mercer Road, Butler, the Funeral Service will follow at 11am, with his Pastor Denny Krajacic, officiating.
Interment will be in Greenlawn Burial Estates, Butler.
Memorial donations may be made to the UPMC Neuro Oncology Program and mailed to UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 5th Floor, Attn: Jana Parks, 5150 Centre Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15232.