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James Louis DAVIS Obituary

James Louis Davis

CHARLESTON - James Louis Davis, 83, of Charleston passed away on Friday, November 9, 2012 at the Prairie View Care Center in Lewistown. He was born on November 28, 1928, in Charleston, the son of Orla C. and Bertha Carter Davis.

James retired from the U.S. Navy as an E-6 after serving twenty-three years. He had worked at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston and later in sales at Wal-Mart.

He is survived by his daughter, Shirley Hood (David) of Rochester; his son, Kevin Davis (Connie) of Charleston; five grandchildren; thirteen great-grand-children; a sister, Judy Sims (Charles); two brothers, Terry Joe Davis (Ashley) and Butch Davis (Erika); several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at 12:00 Noon at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield. Reverend Kevin Carrothers officiating with Military Honors being conducted. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the .

Wilson Park Funeral Home in Rochester is handling the arrangements.

Published in The State Journal-Register on Nov. 11, 2012
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