Jake Douglas Davis “Shakey Baby,” was born August 21, 1954, and passed away on June 6, 2019. He was the son of Wille B & Rosa Lee Davis born, and the 3rd of five children.
The family relocated from Mobile Alabama to Indianapolis, Indiana in 1962 where Jake attended Arsenal Technical High School. He then went on to a career in truck driving. He worked for Caito Food and Eastside trucking where he retired in 2016. “Shakey Baby” loved motorcycles and making people laugh. He leaves to cherish: Betty Jean Townsend (Longtime companion), Raymond Shannon Cole (“Ziggy”), Jacob Douglas, Issac (Jacobs Twin who died at birth). Sisters: Gladys Davis Chaney (Tucson Arizona) Geraldine Davis Parker (Kenneth) of Indianapolis, Indiana and one brother William Joseph also of Indianapolis, Indiana.
Jake is preceded in Death by Sister: Gloria Jean Bouier (Billy). He also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, relatives friends and a longtime buddy “John Edmond”.
Much appreciation and Thanks to Ms Thelma Gammon (Child Care provider for Jacob since birth) God Bless you always.
Scripture: Palms 37:23. The steps of a good man is ordered by the Lord and be delighted in his way.
Services will be held at Noon, Saturday, June 15, at Indiana Funeral Care, 8151 Allisonville Road, Indianapolis. The family will greet friends from 10 a.m. until the time of service.