James ""Jimmy"" E. Davis, 89, died Tuesday Aug. 20, 2013, at his Hinesville residence under the care of Hospice of Savannah.
Mr. Davis was a native of Tattnall County, but had lived in Liberty County for the past 73 years. Mr. Davis went to work for the Coca Cola Company in 1940 and worked for them for 47 years. After retiring from Coca Cola, Mr. Davis worked for Choo Choo Building Supplies for 10 years. Mr. Davis was a member of Gum Branch Baptist Church.
He is predeceased by a grandson, Gregory Harris.
Survivors include his wife, Milodean Davis; daughters, Faye Davis Harris (Allen) of Colbert, Linda S. DeLoach (Clifton) of Ludowici and Harriet Smith (Robert) of Ludowici; sons, Dennis Davis (Julie) of Hinesville, Carlton Davis (Tina) of Savannah, Jeff Davis (Chaley) of Hinesville; 13 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and one niece.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at Carter Funeral Home. His funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at Gum Branch Baptist Church with the Rev. Johnny Bryant, the Rev. Tom Gardner and the Rev. Rick Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Gum Branch Baptist Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be James Davis, Devon Wells, Freddy Goodson, Terry Beecher, Michael Armfield, and Kyle Larrimore. Honorary pallbearers will be Howard Hill, Woody Adams, Doug Williams, Marcus Yarborough, Pete Clark, Sam Miness, Charlie DeLoach, Bobby Smith, Cole Reddick, Grant DeLoach and the Senior Sunday School Class of Gum Branch Baptist Church.
Online condolences can be made at www.carteroglethorpe.com
Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel in charge of the arrangements.