Obituaries » Jesse Davis
August 10, 2020
Jesse C. Davis, 85 of Live Oak was escorted into Heaven on August 10, 2020. He was greeted by his parents Lilly Gaskins and James Davis and 14 brothers and sisters. Jesse is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 68 years Katherine Lorene (Mimbs) Davis; Children; Kat and Mike Wiederkehr, Brenda Davis, and Stacey and Ed Henderson, grandchildren; Scotty (Cathleen) Wiederkehr, Stephen (Stephanie) Wiederkehr, Andy Wiederkehr, Clayton (Denise) Watson, Charles “Randy” Watson, James Henderson and Dominique (Jasmine) Henderson, great grandchildren; Alexis & Tyler Wiederkehr, Logan, Laura Rose, Ashley and Johnathan Watson, and David James and his fur baby “Little Buddy”. Jesse proudly served in the United States Army during the Cuban Crisis. He retired from Harry Pepper & Associates of Jacksonville, FL as an industrial construction superintendent. Jesse was a quiet, peaceful man of few words. He enjoyed his time with all dogs in his life. In his spare time, he loved to play Phase 10 with brother Fred and sister in law Mildred and rest of family. Jesse loved the great outdoors, going camping and saltwater fishing, freshwater fishing, and any fishing. Jesse will be remembered for being a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend.
A Celebration for new life will be held at the family home on Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Pastor Joe Mimbs to officiate.