Lewis Jaime Davalos, 23 of Williams passed away unexpectedly on June 18, 2022, from a rare heart condition.
Lewis was born June 29, 1998, to Kathleen Manor and Jaime Davalos, with a football under his arm. He attended Williams High School, received his Associate degree from Feather River College, and graduated from Kentucky Christian University with a Bachelor of Science degree.
Lewis spent his life living and breathing sports: He dominated high school football, receiving All-League honors and MVP of the varsity football team. He was a Section Champion for the 2016 Williams High School varsity basketball team. He played half back and wide receiver during his 4 years of college football, receiving an All-Conference nod at Feather River College and being inducted into the Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame as an All-Commonwealth Team member.
He tore up the Annual Davalos Turkey Bowl and he loved drinking a cold one as he watched Dallas Cowboys games.
Lewis is survived by the light of his life, his niece and Goddaughter Amelia, his parents, Kathleen Manor and Jaime (Katie) Davalos, brothers Seth Davalos and Matthew Bautista, and sisters Isabella (Marc) Davalos-Guerrero, Madison Davalos, Mia Bautista, and Makenna Bautista.
Rosary and visitation are scheduled 5-8 PM at McNary Moore on Thursday, June 30, the rosary will start at 6 PM.
Funeral mass will be held at 10 AM on Friday, July at the Church of the Annunciation in Williams.
Immediately following mass, Lewis will be laid to rest next to his beloved Great Grandma Colleen at the Williams Cemetery.
Lewis was larger than life, a role model to many, and often referred to as a legend. He loved his family and lived his life to the fullest. His passion for sports, vibrant personality, unapologetic self-expression, and zest for life were unmatched. His legacy will forever live on in the hearts of the countless people who loved him.■
PUBLISHED 06/30/2022 • COLUSA COUNTY PIONEER REVIEW #2022-0677