McArthur Blaine Davis was born October 26, 1944 in Lake City, Florida to Rosa Jeanette Tunsil-Davis and Willie James Davis, Sr. They preceded him in death. "Mac" slept away peacefully at his residence on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. "Grandpa"," Uncle Mac", and "Boss Man" as he was affectionately called, was employed for over 40 years with Nettles Sausage, a pork and beef processing plant, retiring only after an unfortunate work-related accident. Mac was well known in the community for his hospitality, and being the life of the party; one who never met a stranger. His dance moves and famous cracklings "Pork skins" will never be duplicated or forgotten. Mac's humble spirit never wavered no matter the circumstance. He will truly be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Other precedents in death include: Son, Zack Davis; sisters, Mary Miller, Ruby Powell and Ruthie Davis; brothers, Willie James Davis, Jr., Sammie Davis and Frank Davis.
Cherished memories are left with his beloved son, McArthur "Mike" Mixson; a very special and loving companion of 24 years, Sonya Trevillion; special daughter, Laura "Ann" Dorsey (James) and son, Roderick Mixson (Nina); grandchildren, Mikesha Mixson, Anferney Mixson, Chaunci Mixson, Thomas Mixson, Zuri Mixson, Marqisha Burton (Kemoy), Marquis Jenkins, Gibril Mixson, and Gianna Mixson; great-grandchildren, Micah Ross, Emari Jenkins, and Mazi Jenkins; sisters, Ernestine Williams, Juanita Weston (Leslie), Patricia Davis, Martha Davis, Mae Davis, Mavis Bolton, Creasie Strickland (Rufus), Angela Wilson, Lettie Williams (Eddie), and Joanne Calubaya (Chris); brothers, Delmous Davis (Brenda), Rody Davis, Timothy Davis, Johnnie Davis, and Wayne Davis; hosts of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Graveside services for Mr. McArthur Davis will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, February 27, 2021, at Pinkney Hill Cemetery, Columbia City, FL.
Walk-through viewing will be from 5:00 - 7:00 P.M. Friday, February 26, 2021, at the funeral home.
Arrangements entrusted to COMBS FUNERAL HOME, 292 NE Washington St., Lake City, FL, (386) 752-4366, Marq Combs Turner, L.F.D. "The Caring Professionals"
Published in Lake City Reporter on Feb. 25, 2021.