Mr. James Roger Davis, 71, of Blackshear, passed away Monday, November 21, 2022, at his residence.
Born in Alma, GA on May 27, 1951, he had lived in Pierce County all of his adult life. Mr. Davis was a hardworking man who always worked two jobs. He retired from the City of Blackshear’s Maintenance Department and had also worked as a janitor at Pierce County High School and Blackshear Elementary and then for the Pierce County Recreation Department where he did groundskeeping and maintenance along with cooking for the concession stand. When he wasn’t working he enjoyed riding his golf cart, fishing, and watching the History and Discovery Channels. Mr. Davis had a sweet tooth and enjoyed baking as well as cooking. He was of the Baptist faith.
He was a son of the late James Dewey & Madese Bennett Davis. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Terri Lee Harvey Davis; a brother, Pomeroy Davis; and a sister, Janice Redding.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Michael & Vera Davis of Blackshear; five sisters, Elaine Day of Blackshear, Lucy Day of Waycross, Carolyn Waters of Blackshear, and Mildred Taylor and Judy Carter both of Alma; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
A memorial service for Mr. Davis will be held Monday evening, November 28, 2022, at 7 o’clock from the Faith Baptist Church with Rev. Mark Summers officiating.
The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.
Memorialization is by cremation.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.com.
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.