WEST POINT — Rev. James H. “Skeet” Davis, 59, passed away, Friday, July 15, 2011, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
Davis was born Nov. 4, 1951, in West Point to the late Sarah E. “Sis” Cartee and Bennie Davis. He was a Church of God Minister for 35 years serving most recently at the Maben Church of God. He had worked for Prestage Farms for nine years. He was a member of Maben Church of God and was a Veteran of U. S. Army, having served during Vietnam. Davis married Janice Davis, July 5, 1970, in West Point.
Visitation will be Tuesday, July 19, 2011 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 2 p.m. from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with his daughters, Mrs. Samatha Gann and Mrs. Ashley Robinson, speaking for the family along with Mr. Bubba Davis.
Burial will follow in Davis Family Cemetery in West Point. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include Wife, Janice D. Davis of West Point; two daughters, Samantha Gann (Tink) of Amory, Ashley Robinson (Jud) of West Point; two grandchildren; Ihle Gann and Marli Robinson; three brothers, Benny Ray Davis (Linda) of Aberdeen, Ronnie Davis (Cathy) of Cedar Bluff and the Rev. Donnie Davis (Yvonne) of Sturgis. His sister, Glenda Carol Boland, and brother, Hubert Wayne Davis, preceded him in death.
Pallbearers will be Chris Cliett, Steve Terry, Billy Parker, Larry Dodson, Bubba Davis, Jerry Davis, Jimmy Blankenship and Byron Davis.
Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Maben Church of God, and his nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to donor’s choice. Friends may leave a Memory Message at http://www.calvertfuneralhome.com .