John Noble Davis, 60, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 10, 2022 at home after a courageous battle with cancer.
A long-time resident of Hartford, he was born in Quitman, Georgia son of the late Sammy Davis and Deloris Lux Ashmore. John moved to Connecticut in 1978 and he attended Hartford Public High School, graduating Class of 1981. After graduation, John was employed by Connecticut National Bank and a few other companies. He later settled in the Security business spending over 20 years with positions at US Security, Allied Universal where he spent over 10 years with a placement at the City of Hartford, J.C. Penney’s Warehouse and at the time of his passing, Grace Academy. John was a passionate Pittsburgh Steeler fan, loved Sci-Fi movies, and reading Star Trek books. An avid and accomplished bowler, even absent of his American Bowling Congress stats, John had a very impressive bowling record achieving over 117 -700 series, 5 or more 800 series and double digit 300 games. John has been recognized by USBC and TNBA with Bowler of the Year awards. Bowling also blessed John in 1992 with an opportunity to meet Debra, who he married in October 1996. Debra was devoted to his care and well being especially during those more arduous periods of hospice.
He is predeceased by his parents, a brother Sammy Davis, grandparents, Rev John Noble and Hattie Mae McDougle, and a daughter LaToya Burney. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 26 years, Debra Davis, Hartford; two sons: Michael Davis, Hartford, Joseph E. Macon III, Hartford; a daughter Lashawnda Davis, Hartford; two sisters: Mary King, Fayetteville, NC, Sara Jackson (Mangenious), Newport News, VA; three brothers: Jimmie Davis, Miami, FL, Alan Davis, Atlanta, GA, Elder Silvester (Camille)Davis, Land O’ Lakes, FL; a special aunt Elizabeth “Betty” Rucker, a special niece Allyson Davis and a special friend Sonny Bailey. His grandchildren: Essence Little, Juliana Davis, Kayliana Davis, Sha’meek Little; Jahnesia Parker; Darien Davis, Syree Little, Michael Davis, Shawn Little, Mikayla Davis, Prince Macon and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held Saturday, October 1,2022 at House of God Church, 2149 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06120 – Visitation 10AM-10:30AM Funeral 10:30AM.