Mr. Jackie (Jack) K. Davis, age 65, died Friday at his residence, where he was under the care of his family and Hospice of Jefferson County. A memorial service will be at 10am Friday, Sept. 12th, at the Life Church of the Nazarene on Thompson Blvd. in Watertown with the Reverend Chad Clardie officiating. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the T.R. Jetty Funeral Home in Clayton.
Jack was born May 14, 1949, in Kyoto, Japan, the son of Claude and Kazu Miura Davis. He graduated from Carthage High School and Eastern Nazarene College in Massachusetts.
On August 14, 1971, he married the former Karen Compton in Richmond Virginia.
He retired in 2005, after 33 years of teaching as an elementary school teacher, at LaFargeville Central School, where he was also the girls basketball and softball coach.
Jack was a member of the NYS Teacher’s Union, and a member of the Life Church of the Nazarene in Watertown.
He enjoyed fishing, playing games, and especially spending time with his family.
Surviving besides is wife Karen and his mother Kazu is a daughter, Amy (Andrew) Nase of Quakertown, PA; one son Adam (Alison) of Turnersville, NJ; two grandchildren, Amanda and Luke Davis; three sisters, Chris (William) Lighthall of Mexico, NY, Ginny Davis of Oswego, and Lisa (Phil) Krey of Conklin, NY; nieces and nephews.
Donations can be made in his name to the Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham Street Rd., Watertown, NY 13601.