James B. Davis
James Bradford Davis, 81, passed away Monday, May 26, 2014, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center in Wilmington, N.C. He was born on February 16, 1933 in Saluda to the late Woodland Preston Davis and Ruby Yarrington Davis. He graduated from Middlesex High School in 1951.
Brad entered the U.S. Army right after high school and was honorably discharged after serving in Korea in the 101st Airborne Division. He worked in the boating industry for most of his life and retired from ITT Jabsco in 1987 as area manager of the state of Florida.
Among his survivors are his wife, Ernestine “Peggy” Davis; and his sister, Doris Hunt of Saluda.
A memorial service was held May 30 in Burgaw, N.C. In lieu of flowers, donations should be made in memory of James Bradford Davis to: Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.