Phillip Eugene Davis, 79, of Flint, passed away on Friday, January 18, 2013 at his home. Mr. Davis, a retired project manager for Exxon, was born on June 24, 1933 in Ft. Wayne, IN. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering. He was a retired Major in the U.S. Army and also retired from Exxon Research and Engineering in 1998. He is survived by his wife, Patsy Davis of Flynt; son, Alex Davis (and his wife, Gay) of Pickney, Michigan; brother, Robert Davis (and his wife, Sarah) of Ft. Wayne, IN; sister, Becky Brown (and her husband, Jerry) of Ft. Wayne, IN and one grandson, Zachary Davis of Pickney, Michigan. Visitation will be held from 6-8 PM, Monday, January 21, 2013 at Tyler Memorial Funeral Home, 12053 State Highway 64 West, Tyler. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM, Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Tyland Baptist Church, 2818 Silver Creek Dr., Tyler with interment to follow at Cathedral in the Pines Cemetery, 7825 S. Broadway, Tyler. Tyler Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery is entrusted with the arrangements.