James Wayne “Jim” Davis

April 14, 1959 - January 12, 2017
James Wayne “Jim” Davis

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James Wayne “Jim” Davis, 57, of Moundsville, passed away, Thursday, January 12, 2017, in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va.
Jim was born April 14, 1959 in Glen Dale,W.Va., a son of the late William and Viola (Shipley) Davis.  He was a retired from Oglebay Park; a member, former assistant chief and safety officer for the Washington Lands Volunteer Fire Department; and a U.S Navy veteran.
Jim is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Rebecca M. (Conner) Davis; children, William R. Davis and his wife, Hiedi, Hannah McKenzie her husband, Ian, Michelle Raymond and her husband, John, all of Moundsville, and Lori Preston and her husband, Greg of New Martinsville; a sister, Cathy Conner of Wisconsin; a brother, Bill Davis of Florida; and eleven grandchildren, William Davis, Jr., Trevor Wayne Davis, Grace Lynn Davis, Zane Matthew McKenzie, Fallyn Marie McKenzie, John Riley Raymond, Caroline Marie Raymond, and Haleigh, Coen, Katelyn and Lincoln Preston.
Friends will be received at the CARE Chapel, 1500 Second Street, Moundsville, on Thursday, January 19, 2017, from 11 am until time of service at 1 pm, with the Rev. William Henthorn officiating.  Interment will follow in Halcyon Hills Memorial Park, Sherrard, with full military honors provided by the Moundsville Veterans Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions, to assist the family with expenses during this difficult time, may be made online at www.TMCfunding.com by Clicking here.  Arrangements are by CARE Funeral & Cremation Service, 1500 2nd Street, Moundsville.  Online condolences may be offered to the family at carechapel.com

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  • January 13, 2017
    Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of James Wayne Davis, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to the communities You will not be forgotten.. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. Fire Fighter, James Wayne Davis, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

  • January 14, 2017
    Kevin and Janet Freshwater says:
    Rest in peace my friend. You were a good neighbor and good friend, who will never be forgotten. You might have left us, but the memories never die.

  • January 14, 2017
    Dena Tuchek says:
    Jimmy was a man with such a big heart ❤️ so hard to choose just one memory to share I don't think I've met a man with such a big heart he was always there with a listening ear no matter who it was or what time it was. I know for certain this mans sense of humor can not be replaced he was definitely one of a kind. My heart goes out to his wife Becky his kids and grandkids. I love you all to pieces!! Dear Lord, please comfort those in grief, Love them, lift them, give relief For loss they’ve suffered, sadness felt; Make this sorrow slowly melt. Lord, let happy memories ease, Creating peace like a gentle breeze, And as you help them make it through. Draw them closer, Lord, to you. Sincere condolences on your loss.

  • January 16, 2017
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  • January 18, 2017
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