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James P. Davis

• May 16, 2019 at 4:06 PM

KINGSPORT - James Davis, 73, of Kingsport, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Thursday morning (May 16, 2019) at his home following a brief illness. 

He was born in Scott County, Virginia and had resided the majority of his life in Kingsport.  James worked at the Kingsport Press for over 25 years.  He was an avid hunter and especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Madeline Davis; a brother, William Walker Davis and wife, Betty.

James Davis is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Kathy Davis; a daughter, Stephanie Lovelace and partner; his son, Jeffery Davis and wife, Heather ; granddaughters, Madison Lovelace and Chloe Davis; his brother, LeRoy Davis and wife, Eileen along with several nieces and nephews.

A visitation will take place on Saturday (May 18, 2019) from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Scott County Funeral Home or friends may also call anytime at the residence.  A funeral service will be held on Saturday (May 16, 2019) at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Mike Stout, officiating.  A graveside service will follow the funeral service on Saturday (May 16, 2019) at Stallard Gray Cemetery (Midway) with Jeff Davis, T. J. Fraysier, Donald Mars, Travis Jennings, and Andy White serving as pallbearers.  Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Gresh and Jack Mitchell. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Stallard Gray Cemetery Fund, c/o Patty Jobe, 287 Midway Road, Gate City, VA 24251. 

You can send an online condolence to the family by visiting www.scottcountyfuneralhome.com

Carter-Trent/Scott County Funeral Home is serving the Davis family. 

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