James Willie Davidson(1925 - 2013)

James Willie Davidson 11/20/1925 - 12/05/2013 James Willie Davidson was born in Montpelier, Mississippi. He died after a brave struggle with cancer. James was a graduate of the Mississippi United States Naval Academy. He served in the United States Navy from 1941 to 1944. James is a loving father of fourteen children. He is survived by many loving children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. James who was also known as "Little Daddy" loved gardening. He was the proudest man on the block to have such a beautiful yard. Little Daddy worked in his yard until he was 88 years old. Now he is dancing in the garden of heaven. We love you Little Daddy, until we see you again, and we will keep them smiling in heaven with your wonderful smile and witty sense of humor. You are dearly missed by family and friends. We hold loving memories of you in our hearts, and every time we see the stars and stripes of the American flag, we will fondly remember that you also fought for our freedom. Rest in peace Little Daddy your in our hearts. www.bakersfield.com/obits

Published in Bakersfield Californian on Dec. 11, 2013