James Allen Davis

Published 12:01 am Tuesday, January 15, 2019

July 31, 1939 — Jan. 10, 2019

VIDALIA— Services for James “Hoss” Allen Davis, 79, of Vidalia, who died Thursday, Jan. 10, in Sulphur, La., will be 11:30 a.m. today at First Baptist Church in Vidalia with the Rev. Tony Ganey officiating.
Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Young’s Funeral Home.
Mr. Davis was born July 31, 1939, in Many, La., the son of Ellis Norman Davis and Irma Tabor Davis.
He worked all his life in the oilfield in the Miss-Lou area and through the years, he made countless friends. He was definitely a character and will be missed by everyone who knew him. Hoss was one of the last remaining old-timers from the oilfield in the Miss-Lou.
Davis was preceded in death by his wife, Amy “Patsy” Patricia Davis; his parents; and one sister, Alma Davis Sibley.
Survivors include one daughter, Amy Davis of Monroe, La.; one son, Haywood Davis and wife, Yolanda, of Sulphur; two granddaughters, Connor Davis of Houston and Reneé Schakron of London; one grandson, Daniel Schakron of Belize; one great-granddaughter, Cataleya Schakron of Belize; and two sisters, Christine O’Brien of Austin, Texas, and Violet Davidson and husband, Glen, of Dallas.
Pallbearers will be Woody Alexander, Ron Routon, Wayne Russell, Keith Darnell, Darrell “Bubba” Crawford and Alton Daniels.
Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Blaney, Jim Moore, Jimmy Vanier, Junior Harris and Doug Aarons.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at youngsfh.com.

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