Jimmie Dale Davis
Oct. 11, 1938 – July 6, 2020
A graveside service for Jimmie Dale Davis, 81, was July 11, 2020 at New Zion Cemetery with Rev. Dan Perry officiating.
He was born Oct. 11, 1938, in Walthall County, son of the late Ruth Thomas and Lampton M. Davis Sr. He was also preceded in death by sisters, Shirley (James) Thomas, Doris (Willis) Fortenberry; brothers, Lampton M. Davis Jr. and Everett Davis.
Davis graduated from New Zion High School and served in the U.S. Army. He raised his family in Baker, La. and worked in St. Gabriel, La., retiring from St. Gabriel Valve Services after 20 years. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and passed along his love of the outdoors to his children and grandchildren. Davis produced a garden each year, sharing it with family, neighbors and friends.
Survivors include his wife, Mecie Lanier Blackwell Davis; sons, Steve (Kim) Davis of Baton Rouge, and Ricky (Beth) Davis of Central, La.; daughter, Patricia (Kevin) Cason of Denham Springs, La.; grandsons, Bryce Cason and Michael Davis; granddaughters, Megan Davis and Michalyn (Dakota) Lavergne; great-grand daughters, Averie and Addison; sister Dennie (Arthur) Wisneski; sister-in-laws, Margie Davis and Janice Davis.
Pallbearers were Bryce Cason, Michael Davis, Kevin Cason, Lamar Davis, Justin Rhodes and Mike Magee.
Capps Funeral Home was in charge. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at www.hartmanhughesfuneralhome.com