Arthur Davis Jr. 53, For­mer El Cen­tro res­i­dent

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Apr. 27, 1965 - Nov. 1, 2018

Arthur “Art” Beriah Davis, Jr. died peace­fully in his Stock­ton, Cal­i­for­nia home on Novem­ber 1, 2018 at the age of 53.

Art is sur­vived by his father, Arthur B. Davis, Sr. of El Cen­tro, CA; mother, Yolanda Lane of Carmel, In­di­ana; daugh­ter, Kaitlyn “Davis” Brooks of Hick­man, CA; son, Arthur “Ar­tie” Davis of Mon­rovia, CA; his sis­ters, Tammy “Davis” Persinger (Kaeler, Keanon, and Saman­tha), Michelle Davis Carmichael, hus­band Kep (Al­lie, Cameron, Call­away); brother, Co­nan Lane and wife Jayme (Bray­den, Lan­don, and Colten); aunt, Josie Thomp­son; cousins, Carl and Cindy.

He was pre­ceded in death by Ge­or­gia “Nana” Huff­man of Terre Haute, In­di­ana, Kate Carmichael of Carmel, In­di­ana, Rosie Con­nelly of Terre Haute, In­di­ana.

Art was born on April 27, 1965 in El Cen­tro, Cal­i­for­nia to Arthur and Yolanda. He Grad­u­ated from Cen­tral High in 1983. Af­ter mov­ing to Stock­ton, Art be­gan his ca­reer in bro­ker­ing with a Plas­tic Re­cy­cling com­pany and con­tin­ued to bro­ker for over 20 years. Art and Kara Dozsa had two beau­ti­ful chil­dren and sup­ported them through school, sports, and ex­tra cur­ric­u­lar ac­tiv­i­ties. His chil­dren re­mem­ber him as a kind, strong and driven father who en­cour­aged them to pur­sue their goals. He loved coach­ing their teams and com­mit­ted him­self as a vol­un­teer in the com­mu­nity.

Art was ac­com­plished at many things and of­ten known as the guy who could fix any­thing. He was a gen­er­ous and witty in­di­vid­ual who loved his friends, fam­ily and his Pitts­burgh Steel­ers. He was pas­sion­ate about be­ing the life of the party, al­ways mak­ing sure ev­ery­one had a smile on their face. He also made sure to make an im­pact on peo­ple’s lives though his hard work, men­tor­ing, and ded­i­ca­tion to al­ways get­ting things done. He had a heart of gold and would do any­thing for any­one.

A Fu­neral is sched­uled for Novem­ber 16th at 2 p.m. at Hems Broth­ers Mor­tu­ary lo­cated at 1975 south 4th street El Cen­tro Cal­i­for­nia 92243. A cel­e­bra­tion of life will fol­low at Elks Lodge, 631 Main St, El Cen­tro, CA 92243.

In ad­di­tion there will be a cel­e­bra­tion of life held on Novem­ber 19th at 4 p.m. Hoover Tyler Lit­tle League Jack­son Me­mo­rial Field 2, 3470 N Wis­con­sin Ave, Stock­ton, CA 95204.

In lieu of flow­ers, please send do­na­tions to the Art Davis Me­mo­rial go fund me ac­count to as­sist with fu­neral ex­penses. The Fam­ily would like to thank all of Arts friends and fam­ily for all of their love, sup­port, prayers and gen­eros­ity.

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