GOLD HILL James Martin Davis, 63, of Gold Hill, passed away Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, at Tucker Hospice House in Kannapolis. He was born Sept. 25, 1955, in Concord, to Gladys Gray Davis of Concord and the late William Harley Davis Jr. James was a graduate of Concord High School. James was the owner and operator of Gold Hill Water Craft. He enjoyed fishing and being on or close to the water, watching racing and college football, riding motorcycles and being outdoors. James was a jack-of-all trades and a master of none. James is survived by his wife, Paula Corl Davis, whom he married, April 29, 2000; daughter, Teena Davis Walters and husband, Heath, of China Grove; sons, James Martin Davis Jr. and wife, Ashley, of Ellabell, Ga., William Grant Davis, and Trevor Harley Davis; granddaughters, Jasmine Walters, Heather Walters, and Kara Walters; grandsons, Tristan Walters, Levi Davis, and Aiden Davis; and sisters, Rita Smith of Faith, and Julie Sloop and husband, Sam, of Bland, Va. The family will greet friends and relatives Monday, Sept. 23, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Powles Staton Funeral Home in Rockwell. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 24, in the Powles Staton Funeral Home Chapel in Rockwell, with the Rev. Robbie Chrispt officiating. Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care, is assisting the Davis family. Online condolences may be made at

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