Stan L. Davis

December 18, 1947 - March 21, 2021

Stan L. Davis, 73, of Sour Lake passed peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, March 21, 2021. He was born on December 18, 1947 in Des Moines, Iowa to Coleen Shoemaker and Dale E. Brady. Most of his early years were spent in Sioux City, Iowa where his parents Bill and Coleen Davis raised him. Stan was a proud graduate of Sioux City Central High School, class of 1966. He inherited a love and talent for music from his mother Coleen. In the 8th grade he started his first band, The Moon Dawgs, where he was the lead guitarist. Stan also had a passion for sports, specifically, basketball. He attended Briar Cliff College where he played on their first ever men’s basketball team in 1966. While in college, he continued his music career with The Skeeters.

It was during this time, that he met his bride to be, Jeanette Owen. They were married on June 12, 1971 in Rockwell City, Iowa. Stan and Jeanette moved to Orange, Texas shortly after. There, he followed in his father’s footsteps by beginning work at a car dealership, Wickersham Ford. The move to Orange proved to solidify their love for Texas and they knew this is where they would spend their lives. During his time in Orange, he developed a love for tennis and would eventually become the Orange City Tennis Champion. A career opportunity and his love for tennis would ultimately lead he and his family to the Pinewood community in 1980. They have resided there since. His time in Pinewood rekindled his love for golf. Stan spent many early Saturday mornings on the course with “the cronies”.

Stan’s successes in car sales lead him to a career change. He became a financial advisor at Merrill Lynch in 1983 and remained in that profession. He became fully invested in the Hardin-Jefferson community through involvement with little dribblers, his wife and children’s academic and athletic endeavors. That involvement would continue as his grandchildren attended and participated at Hardin-Jefferson as well. He was also proud to have served on the Hospice Board of Southeast Texas.

Stan is survived by his wife of fifty years, Jeanette Owen Davis; children, Clay Davis and his wife, Staci and Kelly Lietzke and her husband, Rob, all of Sour Lake and Chris Davis and his wife, Kristin, of Beaumont; sister, Connie Holles, of Lafayette, Louisiana; grandchildren, Colin Robert Lietzke, Jaystan William Davis, Clayton Owen Davis, Palmer Kate Davis, Ryan Ellington Davis, Mary Crawford Davis, and Driver Harrison Davis; and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Coleen and Bill Davis; and biological father, Dale Brady.

The family would like to thank Dr. Tommy Hinton, Jennifer Bryant, N.P., and Dr. Stephan Rosenfeld for their selfless and compassionate care throughout Stan’s illness. Thank you to Meagan Roebuck and The Team at Kindred Hospice for their loving care. We have the deepest appreciation for Father Martin Nelson as he guided us spiritually.

A celebration of Mr. Davis’s life will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 29, 2021, at Idylwild Golf Club, 1100 East Pineshadows Drive, Sour Lake, under the direction of Broussard’s 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont.

His cremation arrangements were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hardin-Jefferson Education Foundation, c/o Stan Davis Memorial Scholarship, P.O. Box 398, China, Texas 77613.

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Celebration of Mr. Davis' Life

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  • 1100 East Pineshadows Drive, Sour Lake, Texas 77659
  • 03/29/2021
  • 11:00 am

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  • 1605 n. major drive beaumont tx 77713

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Diane and Toby Castro

Jeanette I am so sorry for your loss. I have the fondest memories of my jazz group playing at your house for you and Stan, he was a great lover of the music and the musicians that played with me always made comments about playing for you.. You and your family are in my prayers and I thank God for the opportunity to have known Stan a true jazz lover and fine person.

Terri Mathews

I am so sad to hear about Stan. My heart breaks for this strong family. I know everyone was praying for a miracle. Hugs and continued prayers

Billy and Emy Kolander

You all are in our prayers. Peace be with you.

Shannon Garrod

I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Stan. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. God bless, Shannon Garrod

Kathy & Gene Isabell, Sr.

Jeanette, Clay, Kelly and Chris and family, We are so sorry to hear of Stan's passing. He was all about family and was so proud of his wife, children and grandchildren. I have great memories of Stan being one of Hardin-Jefferson's biggest fan. He will truly be missed but leaves a wonderful legacy in his family and community.

Sylvia fuller

I’m so sorry! Thoughts and prayers are with all of you!

Rosemarie Nelson Lietzke

I send you my love and support and prayers during this difficult time. Praying your memories will last you a lifetime❤️❤️


Jeanette and kids, our prayers are lifted up for you, for the courage and strength to get thru this time of loss and sorry. May the souls of the faithful departed thru the mercy of God rest in peace. Albert Duffel and family

Meredith Love

Huge prayers for your wonderful family. So very sorry to hear about your loss.

Andrea Engelmann

I was heart broken to hear of Stans passing. I can't imagine your pain. I was so touched that Stan sent an email a few months ago. He was full of family news, and it was so easy to tell how much he loved his family. He is free of pain now. Blessings to all of you in your pain of loss.

Charles Harrell

We will all miss Stan. Jeanette, I pray that God will give you, Clay and his family, Kelly and her family,, and Chris and his family comfort in the days to come.. I always think of Deuteronomy 31:6, “Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid.... for the Lord your God,, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you.” There is so much comfort in that verse along with the hope that we have. Stan was a shining example of a saying by Maya Angelou. She said “people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” To me Stan always made me feel better when I was around him. I will always cherish his friendship. Stay strong Davis family , and hold tight to the memories you have of Stan and cherish the time God gave you with him.

Carol Sims

Jeanette, Clay, Kelly, Chris and families, my heart breaks for your loss. I didn’t know Stan that well but I know he raised three wonderful children along with you Jeanette. I know he was a great husband, father and grandfather and I know his memory will live on through you. May God hold you near and comfort you in the difficult days ahead.

Elaine White

I will always think of Stan as a very giving person. He gave of himself to the Hardin-Jefferson schools, the Pinewood Community and his family. My prayers will be with his wonderful children and sweet wife in the days ahead .

Kathy Peyton

Jeanette , I am so sorry to hear of Stan’s passing. You and your family are in my prayers. Kathy


Very sad to hear of Stan's passing. So sorry for your loss Jeanette and family. Stan was a fine man and always so full of life and laughter. We know he will be sorely missed by you all. May the love of God give you peace at this sad time. Deepest condolences. Neil and Candy Spiller and family.

Pat Carre

Jeannette and family, so sorry for your loss, I got to know Stan thru my sister Jessie and Jimmy Lowell they thought a lot of Stan as I do, he did a lot for Luke and me with our business dealings. I remember at a sports banquet you and I were bidding on the same quilt you got the quilt Stan ask me if I wanted it and I declined, don't know if he told you that or not, but Amy made me one just like it as a surprise. Love you and your family.

Judi Benoit

Jeanette, Clay, Chris, Kelly and family, We are so sad to hear about Stan. God rest his soul and comfort you as you grieve, Ronnie and Judi

Buddy & Jo Ann Hughes

Jeanette , Clay , Kelly , Chris and families , Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this most difficult time , so sorry to hear about Stan’s passing , we did not know he had been sick . May God give you strength and comfort, , with our deepest heartfelt sympathy and prayers !

Billy Sims

Some people you meet along life’s journey are just larger than life. Stan Davis was one of those people. I pray the good lord will wrap his arms around the Davis family during this time of loss.

Barbara Fesco

Jeanette and family I'm sorry to hear about Stan. You and your family will be in my THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS RIP STAN

Scot Sappington

I am very sorry to hear about Stan. He was a very honest and sincere man. Those qualities are hard to find these days. I will always remember him as a man of integrity who did his very best for his clients. He was more than one-in-a-million. My condolences to the family.

Jim and Carol Wrinkle

We are so sorry for your loss and our loss. We loved Stan. He was a great guy, always friendly with a smile on his face.. We will miss him..

Paula Garcia

We are so sorry to hear of Stan’s passing. You and the family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Patricia Moss

Stan was the most dynamic, knowledgeable person in his craft, I've ever met. He clearly loved his work and was so good at it. I miss his smile and greeting....RIP dear friend. You are missed.

Patricia Moss

Sincere condolences to his family, and his staff at Merrill-Lynch...Chris and Janet....for many years of considerate service......

Dee Ann and Jeff Chadney

Chris, No matter how old we are, it's never easy to lose a parent. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you grieve.

John & Lisa Burns

Deeply saddened to hear about Stan. May the good Lord wrap his loving arms around each and every one you as you get through the difficult days ahead. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Much love to you all.

Jackie Nini Frusha

Jeanette and kids. I am so sorry to learn of Stan's passing. Prayers to all of you for comfort and peace.

Darlene Bryan

I am so sorry for your loss. I pray for peace for your family during these difficult times. There is comfort though in the love that your family shares. May God shower your family with much peace and love. ~ Sincerely, Darlene Bryan, Tessini, Tristen, & Kohner.

Bennett Fontenot

I am sorry to hear about mr Stan ill be praying for mom and the family

Frank & Sandy Tenore

Sorry to hear the news. It’s funny, I remember. Riding in the golf cart with Stan and him crunching ice cubes in my ear! Warmest thoughts and love from our family to yours. Frank

ken & vickie pelt

We were saddened to hear of Stan's passing. He was a good family and community man. Our prayers and thoughts are with Jeanette and the family..

Loretta Godina

Mrs Davis my heart goes out to your entire family you and your family are in my thoughts and my prayers. Mr Stan will be greatly missed may he rest in internal peace.

Nicole Williams & The Williams Family

Mrs. Davis, Clay, Kelly, Chris and families. Our hearts were saddened to hear of Mr. Davis passing. We pray for comfort and peace in the days ahead as you mourn the loss of your beloved husband and father. May God surround you with love, hope, and community during your time of grief. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Millie Felsher

My deepest sympathy Chris to ;you and all of your family, will be praying for you all

Derrick and Jessica Wallace

So saddened to hear about the loss of my friend Stan. He was truly a one of kind! He will be certainly be missed in the Pinewood/Hardin Jefferson community in which he was so active. Praying for his family during this tough time.