Arthur Beriah Davis Jr.
April 27, 1965 – November 1, 2018
Arthur “Art” Beriah Davis, Jr. died peacefully in his Stockton, California home on 11/1/2018 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, wife Jayme (Brayden, Landon, and Colten), Aunt Josie Thompson, cousins Carl and Cindy. He is 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 Pittsburg 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 2pm 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 4pm 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.
Arthur Beriah Davis Jr.
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December 3, 2018
I am so sorry to hear this news, it definitely has made me super sad. I worked for Art for so many years, running advanced recycling with him. My favorite memory will always be us going to watch the 49er/Steeler game at Candlestick. It dumped buckets of rain so much that it looked like a river with waterfalls. Drinking, eating, and having a blast. Art drove an RV to the game so that a bunch of friends could go to the game. Charlie and I were 49er fans and he was a Steeler fan through and through. I also remember the Skelton dressed in Steelers gear sitting on Art's shoulder at the time. It was hilariously fun. We had such a great time!! I don't remember who won, I just know we all had a great time. I do have that picture somewhere. RIP Art.
Kara and kids I am so sorry for your loss.