The youngest child and fourth son of Addie Lou (White) Davis and John Henry Davis, Sr. He was brother to Margaret Laverne, John H. Davis, Cecil Joe and Billy Wayne. He was married first to Janet LaJuanese and they had a daughter, Lou Ann, who died as an infant. He married Linda Dalton and they had two sons: Charles Edward Davis, Jr. "Chuck" and Jon Christopher. He married Linda Northcutt and they had one son, Tony Clay.