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Joel 'Bubba" Anthony Davis, Jr.

November 24, 1990 ~ August 21, 2019 (age 28)


Tupelo  – Mr. Joel Anthony “Bubba” Davis, Jr., 28, died Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at North MS Medical Center due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.  He was born November 24, 1990 in Tupelo, MS to Joel Anthony Davis, Sr. and Bobbie Meyers Davis Ready.  Bubba was a gifted mechanic who enjoyed working on his motorcycle. He worked over 5 years at Covington Service Center. He also enjoyed riding his motorcycle and four-wheelers.  His greatest joy was his 5 year old son, Deklan. He accepted Christ as his savior and was baptized during his childhood at Hughes Chapel in the Auburn community.

A celebration of life service will be at 2 PM , Sunday, August   25th , 2019 in the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with Bro.  Jim Varnon officiating with a time for friends to speak.  A graveside service will follow at Auburn Cemetery.  Visitation will be from Noon – service time Sunday only in the Tupelo Chapel.

Survivors include his mother Bobbie Ready and Step-father, Jamey Ready of Tupelo; his son, Deklan James Davis of Tupelo; sister, Andrea Mask (Clay) of Shannon; step-brother, James Edward Ready, III (Edy) of Oxford; half-sister, Emily McCarty (Brian) of Jackson, and step-sister, Candice Pacetti (Vinny) of Tupelo; aunts, Bonnie Meyers of Auburn community, Paula Malone (Pete) of Mooreville, and Linda Washington of Auburn community; uncle, Randy Davis (Brenda) of Saltillo.  He was preceded in death by his father, Joel Davis, his grandmother, Isobel Wallis, and a beloved aunt, Mattie Dale Farris.

Pallbearers will be  Dusty Williams, David Parker, Brandon Sheffield, Trevor Harlow, James Harper, Josh Soper, Scott Parker, Tommy Taylor, and Steven Jackson

Condolences to the family may be e-mailed to or posted at  Those who cannot attend may view the service at 2 p.m., Sunday and for 60 days following at

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August 25, 2019

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Harrisburg Baptist Church (Tupelo Chapel of Holland)

Celebration of Life
August 25, 2019

2:00 PM
Harrisburg Baptist Church (Tupelo Chapel of Holland)

Graveside Service
August 25, 2019

8:08 PM
Auburn Cemetery

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