1/13/1942 - 8/2/2019
James was born January 13, 1942 in Forrest City, Arkansas to Viola (Keys) Davis and Mack Davis Sr, family of 6 boys 2 girls. He was a graduate of Lincoln High School in San Diego, CA. He was a marine and was honored to serve his country from 10 April 1961 - 19 April 1965. James, affectionally called JR was a member of the Buffalo Soldiers in San Diego, CA and an active member of the American Legion Post #310 for many years. He worked for the San Diego Gas and Electric Co. (SDG&E) and was a member of IBEW Union #465 until his retirement.
JR relocated back to Kansas City, KS and converted back to a Kansas City Chiefs fan, but made it known his heart was with the San Diego Chargers.
Those that knew JR knew that he truly lived life to the fullest through life's simple pleasures such as fishing, traveling, music and storytelling with family and friends.
He had a natural ability to bring excitement and memorable moments with everyone he would share his time with. He will forever be remembered as a man who was loved by all.