James Bardell Davis

1925

James Bardell Davis was born on January 25, 1925 in Chesterfield, Chesterfield, South Carolina, USA, a son of the late Henry Cleve Davis and Mannie Celicia Griggs Davis.

2009

James B. Davis

KERSHAW – Funeral services for James B. “J.B.” Davis, 84, will be held Friday, September 11, at 3:00 p.m. at Baker Conference Center, 105 N. Minor Street, with burial in Kershaw City Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service at Baker Conference Center beginning at 1:30. Mr. Davis died Wednesday, September 9. Baker Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Davis. www.bakerfunerals.com

James B. Davis

KERSHAW — Funeral services for James B. “J.B.” Davis, 84, will be held Friday, September 11, at 3:00 p.m. at Baker Conference Center, 105 N. Minor Street, with burial in Kershaw City Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service at Baker Conference Center beginning at 1:30.

Mr. Davis died Wednesday, September 9.

Baker Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Davis.

www.bakerfunerals.com

Mr. Davis was the retired owner of Davis Variety Store which he operated along with his wife. Mr. Davis came to Kershaw to manage B.C. Moore and Son’s Department Store, a position he held for 28 years. He was a member of First Methodist Church where he served on the Administrative Council and was also a member of the Kershaw Lion’s Club and Abney Masonic Lodge # 211. Mr. Davis was a member of the Kershaw Chamber of Commerce having a vision along with five other business men to incorporate the Chamber of Commerce making it the only Chamber of Commerce to have incorporation by the Secretary of State at that time on Feb. 15, 1962 and served as their Treasurer. Mr. Davis had an avid love for the well being of the people of Kershaw and made every effort for business to remain downtown and promoted shopping locally first.

He was predeceased by a sister, Eloise Davis Stancil and three brothers, Leward Davis , Robert Lee Davis and, Junious C. Davis.

September 10, 2009  State (published as The State)  Columbia, South Carolina
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