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James Louis Davis, Sr.

July 25, 1943 — January 14, 2022

James Louis Davis, Sr.

James Louis “Jim” Davis, Sr. of Halifax, VA passed away January 14, 2022.  He was born in Halifax County, VA on July 25, 1943 and was 78 years old. He was the son of the late James Matthew Davis and the late Emma Richardson Davis. He was married to Diane Saunders Davis who survives.

 

He was a member of McCannless United Methodist Church.  James was the owner and operator of Southside security, Jim Davis Home Improvements and was a United States Army Veteran. Jim loved his tractors, Blue Grass music, working with his hands and especially loved his family and friends.

 

James Louis “Jim” Davis, Sr. is survived by: 

His Wife of 56 years

Diane Saunders Davis of Halifax

His Children

James Louis “Buck” Davis, Jr. and wife Stephanie of Halifax

Michelle Davis Rauppius and husband Larry of Richmond

Three Grandchildren

L.J., Laura and Aiden Rauppius of Richmond

One Niece

Maria Epps of Halifax

 

***Preceded in death by***

One Brother

Anderson C. Davis

 

Weather permitting, a memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at the McCanless United Methodist Church with the Rev. Joe Tricky and the Rev. Johnny Tucker officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at McCanless United Methodist Church.

 

For memorials, please consider McCanless United Methodist Church, 300 Edmunds St., South Boston, VA 24592 or Halifax County Humane Society. P.O. Box 969, South Boston, VA 24592.

 

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.

 

Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, January 22, 2022

1:00 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

McCanless United Methodist Church

300 Edmunds St, South Boston, VA 24592

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Memorial Service

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

McCanless United Methodist Church

300 Edmunds St, South Boston, VA 24592

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