Jimmy  Davis

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Jimmy Davis

August 27, 1948 ~ November 3, 2023 (age 75)


Jimmy Lee Davis, 75, of Burlington, affectionately known as Bubba; unexpectedly passed away due to declining health on Friday, November 3rd, 2023. Jimmy passed peacefully with his wife, family members, and close friends by his side at Alamance Regional Medical Center.


Jimmy loved his country and honorably served in the United States Marine Corps. He was most proud of his achievement of Sergeant within three years of service.


Early in life, Jimmy enjoyed working with lifelong friend David Warren on a 66 Chevy II Nova called; Fat Speedy; and racing it at Piedmont. In addition to drag racing, Jimmy also enjoyed riding his Harley-Davidson. He was happiest riding his motorcycle around town or going to Bike Week with friends and family.


Jimmy dedicated over 40 years as a truck driver for Commercial Metals, showcasing his strong work ethic and commitment to his profession. He navigated the open roads with skill and diligence, leaving a lasting impact on those he encountered throughout his career.


Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents, Thurman L. Davis and Essie Mae Davis, and his brother, Thurman Lee Davis, Jr. “Junior.”


He is survived by his loving spouse, Catherine L. Davis. Two daughters, Megan Montes, husband Miguel. Brooke Jaramillo, husband, David. Five grandchildren: Giselle, Malachi, Josiah, Zechariah, and David. His sister, Patricia Ann Moize, and husband, James Edward Moize, sister, Becky Lynn Coleman, As well as many special nieces and nephews and cousins. All were constant sources of support and comfort.


A special bond also existed between Jimmy and his mother-in-law, Lou Massey Blair, whom he considered his second mother.


The service to honor and remember Jimmy Lee Davis will be held on Saturday, November 18th, 2023, at 2:00 PM. at Calvary Baptist Church, 230 Williamson Street, Burlington, NC. 27215. We invite all who have been touched by Jimmy’s life to attend the service and pay their final respects. Escorted Inurnment will follow at Alamance Memorial Park,  4039 S Church St, Burlington, NC 27215.


In this time of mourning, may we find solace in the memories we shared with Jimmy, remembering him for his dedication, love, and adventurous spirit. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

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  • November 13, 2023
    Scotty W. says:
    Thank you Jimmy for the man to man talk you gave me one night. I will always remember it sir. You were a good man and will be missed by many . rest easy brother ! Keep it between the ditches and ride hard in heaven

  • November 13, 2023
    Deanna Cox says:
    Cathy, just found out about this. I’m so sorry for your loss dear cousin. Prayers to you and your daughters. With Love, Mark and Deanna Cox

  • November 10, 2023
    Ross Wagner says:
    Had the pleasure of riding with Jimmy a few time's. He was a great guy and will be missed but not forgotten.

  • November 09, 2023
    Crystal and Ray Brooks says:
    Jimmy, you will be greatly missed. Such a wonderful soul.

  • November 09, 2023
    Lisa Joyner says:
    Jimmy was always a loving gentleman. He had a heart of gold and was a wonderful friend. You will always be remembered!

  • November 09, 2023
    Louanne Thompson says:
    I'm so sorry for your loss I met Jimmy through Shorty Coble one of Jimmy's best friends. He was always so nice and pleasant to be around. Now he's riding with Shorty on those roads of heaven. You will truly be missed my friend 😢 💔

  • November 09, 2023
    John Wesson says:
    Jimmy was always a shining light. He would make you laugh and smile. RIP Jimmy.

  • November 09, 2023
    Ricky Yow says:
    Thank you for your service. Rest in Peace

  • November 08, 2023
    Vicky Arrington says:
    I knew Jimmy through my brother and they worked together at Byrds Food in the 70's. He was a hard-working person. And a friendly person. They shared the joy of talking and riding motorcycles I also remember. I am thinking of all of you at this time. Vicky Arrington, Burlington