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James Lee Davis

December 14, 1934 ~ January 29, 2022 (age 87)

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James Lee (Jim) Davis 87, of Shenandoah, Iowa entered into eternal rest on Saturday January 29, 2022 at Garden View Care Center, in Shenandoah, Iowa. A celebration of life memorial visitation will take place on Thursday evening, February 17, 2022, with the family greeting relatives and friends from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at Nishna Valley Funeral and Cremation Service in Shenandoah. Burial will be at a later date.  Memorial is being established.


James Lee Davis was born on December 14, 1934 in Laclede County Missouri to Ira E. and Ada C. (Hough) Davis.

Jim served in the Army and then lived most of his adult life in Shenandoah.  He owned and operated numerous businesses through the years.  He owned A1 Body Shop, A1 Car Wash, A1 Muffler, A1 Towing and A1 Trucking.

He was the father to six children Donald, Larry, Michael, Kathy, Kevin and James.

He enjoyed sponsoring race cars and riding his motorcycle.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents Ira Davis and Ada Howard; wife Mary Davis; sons Donald Jackson, Larry Davis and Michael Davis. Left to cherish his memory are his daughter Kathy E. (Manny) Paez of Shenandoah, IA; sons Kevin L. Davis of Essex, IA, James E. Davis of Oakland, IA; grandchildren Jayson Davis, Donald Archer, Andrew Paez, Ricky Paez, JP Davis, Michael Davis, Karlee Davis, Anthony Davis, Amy (Giovanni) Vaccaro, Georgio Vaccaro and Isabella Vaccaro; many other extended family members and dear friends.

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Celebration of Life Memorial Gathering
February 17, 2022

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Nishna Valley Funeral and Cremation Service
405 W Thomas Avenue
Shenandoah, IA 51601

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