H.R. No. 2045
         WHEREAS, The family, friends, and students of Michael Anthony
  Davis of Lake Jackson suffered an immeasurable loss with the death
  of this beloved father, coach, and mentor on April 9, 2011, at the
  age of 33; and
         WHEREAS, Coach Davis was known for always putting others
  above himself, and he exemplified this selflessness until the end;
  he and his wife had taken their children, ages two and four, and
  their children's young friends, on a boating trip, and Mr. Davis's
  final act was trying to save a three-year-old child who had fallen
  overboard; and
         WHEREAS, Born on September 15, 1977, Michael Davis attended
  Angleton schools, where he and his future wife, Tien Duong, met in
  the first grade and later became high school sweethearts; he went on
  to graduate from Texas A&M University in 2000 and to marry in 2004;
         WHEREAS, Passionate about education, he found his dream job
  coaching sports and teaching history at West Brazos Junior High
  School in the Columbia-Brazoria Independent School District, and he
  served as an inspiring role model there to many people over the
  course of the past eight years; and
         WHEREAS, Our state is fortunate to have men such as Michael
  Davis who dedicate their careers to public education and to making a
  difference in the lives of students for the betterment of future
  generations; and
         WHEREAS, He was devoted to his wife, with whom he shared a
  special bond; he also dearly loved his children, and he was
  committed to their happiness, as well as to their mental, physical,
  and spiritual well-being; and
         WHEREAS, Michael Anthony Davis embodied the highest
  standards of character and integrity and uplifted everyone around
  him with his upbeat outlook and generosity of spirit; those who knew
  and loved him will forever remember him as a true hero and carry his
  memory close in their hearts; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 82nd Texas
  Legislature hereby pay tribute to the life of Michael Anthony Davis
  and extend deepest sympathy to the members of his family: to his
  wife, Tien Duong Davis; to his son, Anthony Davis; to his daughter,
  Ashlinh Davis; to his parents, Dennis and Linda Davis; to his
  sisters, Kelly Warnken and her husband, Joey, and Leigh Farris and
  her husband, Darren; to his parents-in-law, Thanh and Quynh Duong;
  to his sister-in-law, Chi Rocha, and her husband, Joe; and to his
  other relatives and many friends; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for his family and that when the Texas House of
  Representatives adjourns this day, it do so in memory of Michael
  Anthony Davis.
Straus Gonzales of Williamson Morrison
Aliseda Gonzalez Munoz, Jr.
Allen Gooden Murphy
Alonzo Guillen Naishtat
Alvarado Gutierrez Nash
Anchia Hamilton Oliveira
Anderson of Dallas Hancock Orr
Anderson of McLennan Hardcastle Otto
Aycock Harless Parker
Beck Harper-Brown Patrick
Berman Hartnett Paxton
Bohac Hernandez Luna Pena
Bonnen Hilderbran Perry
Branch Hochberg Phillips
Brown Hopson Pickett
Burkett Howard of Fort Bend Pitts
Burnam Howard of Travis Price
Button Huberty Quintanilla
Cain Hughes Raymond
Callegari Hunter Reynolds
Carter Isaac Riddle
Castro Jackson Ritter
Chisum Johnson Rodriguez
Christian Keffer Schwertner
Coleman King of Parker Scott
Cook King of Taylor Sheets
Craddick King of Zavala Sheffield
Creighton Kleinschmidt Shelton
Crownover Kolkhorst Simpson
Darby Kuempel Smith of Harris
Davis of Dallas Landtroop Smith of Tarrant
J. Davis of Harris Larson Smithee
S. Davis of Harris Laubenberg Solomons
Deshotel Lavender Strama
Driver Legler Taylor of Collin
Dukes Lewis Taylor of Galveston
Dutton Lozano Thompson
Eiland Lucio III Torres
Eissler Lyne Truitt
Elkins Madden Turner
Farias Mallory Caraway Veasey
Farrar Margo Villarreal
Fletcher Marquez Vo
Flynn Martinez Walle
Frullo Martinez Fischer Weber
Gallego McClendon White
Garza Menendez Woolley
Geren Miles Workman
Giddings Miller of Comal Zedler
Gonzales of Hidalgo Miller of Erath Zerwas
  Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.R. No. 2045 was unanimously adopted by a rising
  vote of the House on May 17, 2011.
  Chief Clerk of the House