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James Joseph Divis Jr.


1934 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
James Joseph Divis Jr. Obituary
James Joseph Divis Jr., 81, Inverness, Florida, passed away July 26, 2015, at the Citrus Hills Health & Rehab Center. Mr. Divis was born in Cleveland, Ohio, March 25, 1934, to the late James and Emily (Witucky) Divis and came to Inverness in 1996 from Solon, Ohio. He was retired as the Chief of Detectives for the Cleveland Heights Police Dept with 26 years of service and served our country in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a member of American Legion Post 233 of Cleveland and the FBI Academy Associates.
Left to mourn his loss is his wife of 59 years, Beverly (McSweeney) Divis; four children, James J. Divis III of Solon, Ohio, Thomas M. Divis, Streetsboro, Ohio, John C. Divis, Mooresville, North Carolina, Kelly Ann Lilley, Allen, Texas; two brothers, Thomas and Bernard Divis; two sisters, "Tish" Bush and Joan Bender; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Gregory.
Graveside military services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m., Friday, July 31, 2015, from Florida National Cemetery with Deacon Fred Geil and Marine Corps League Citrus Detachment # 819 officiating. There will be no calling hours. The procession will leave the Chas E Davis Funeral Home at 1:30 p.m.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on July 28, 2015
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