Davis, James Wayne

Retired Pharmacist Was Founder Of The Wilcox Driving Range

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
James Davis
James Davis

James Wayne (Jimmy D.) Davis, 76, passed away on May 4, 2018. 

He was a retired pharmacist and along with his family, founded the Wilcox Driving Range in 1955. The driving range stayed in the family until 2011.

During his lifetime he was an avid golfer, enjoyed snow skiing and was a tri-athlete. He loved traveling and spending time at the beach. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church and the Hamilton YMCA. He graduated from Tyner High School in 1959 and from the University of Tennessee, Memphis in 1964 with a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry Seward Davis and Cora Louise Matlock Davis, and his infant sister Glenda Laura Davis.

He is survived by his daughters, Andria Gaye Davis and Lori Katherine (Steve) Warren and son James Tyree (Ali) Davis. In addition, he is survived by four grandchildren, Ian Davis Warren, Katherine Elizabeth Warren, Wilson James Davis and Campbell Kate Davis; brother, David H. (Alice) Davis; sister, Linda Davis Sims; several nieces and his best friend, Mary Anne Tepley.

A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 11, in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road, with Reverend Nathan Malone officiating.

Visitation will be Friday from 4-6 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to The American Heart Association (www.heart.org) or Christ United Methodist Church (www.ChristChurchChatt.org).

Visit www.heritagechattanooga.com to share condolences and memories.

 

 



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