San Francisco Columbarium & Funeral Home

One Loraine Court, San Francisco, CA


James Arthur Davy

7 noviembre , 196520 octubre , 2019

James Arthur Davy passed away suddenly at age 53 on Sunday, October 20, 2019, in Aurora, Colorado. He was a loving husband, wonderful father, steadfast brother and dutiful son.

James was born on November 7, 1965 in San Francisco, California to Bruce and Jane Ann (Wachtel) Davy. James was an active member of Troop 14 in San Francisco and earned the highest honor in the BSA with Eagle Scout in 1982. James worked at the Potrero Safeway for a number of years and was a huge Giants and 49ers fan. He received his Bachelor’s degree from San Francisco State University in 1993 and a Master’s in Business Administration in 1996. It was at San Francisco State University where he met his future wife, Sandy (Lau). They have two children, Matthew (18) and Rachel (16).

James had worked at Lockheed Martin for over 23 years. He loved traveling and exploring with his family. They have traveled across the country visiting a majority of the 50 states and presidential libraries, as well as many countries overseas. James was also a huge fan of technology, particularly Apple products and his Tesla vehicles.

James is survived by his wife Sandy (Lau), son Mathew Hunter, daughter Rachel Lau, mother Jane Ann (Wachtel) Davy, mother-in-law Kwok Yuen Lau, sisters Leslie Ann Vallee (her husband Laurent), Nanette Adelle Davy, brother Peter Alan Davy, brother-in-law Robert Lau (his wife Deanna), sister-in-law Judy Lai (her husband Siu Lai), as well as nephews Jack, Raymond and Ronan, a niece Kailyn, and his beloved dog Lady. James was proceeded in death by his father Bruce S. Davy and father-in-law Koon Mun Lau.

A memorial service is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 29 at The San Francisco Columbarium & Funeral Home (1 Loraine Court, San Francisco, CA.) with reception to follow. Please join us for a celebration of James’ life.


James Arthur Davy


William Romer

29 noviembre , 2019

Dear Davy Family,

I am so sorry for your loss. I was honored to attend today and learn more about James's wonderful life. My thoughts are with all of you at this time and in the future.

Bill Romer