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James Davis Sr.

October 27, 1945 February 17, 2019
James Davis Sr.
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Obituary for James Davis Sr.

James Leon Davis Sr., 73, of East Peoria passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019 at Fondulac Nursing Home in East Peoria. He was born October 27, 1945 in Duquoin to James Haven and Wanetha Davis. His parents; brother, Jacob Dehne Jr.; sister, Renae Dehne and grandmother, Mary Davis preceded him in death. He is survived by his children, James (Melanie) Davis Jr., Ronnie (Janet) Davis, Bob (Tammie) Davis, Kristi Davis; eleven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; siblings, Frank Shelton, Froella “Faye” Ward, Jaylene Casey, Ronnie Dehne, Delbert Dehne, Herbert Dehne and Tracy Dehne. James was well loved and owned and operated Mr. Softee Trucks for most of his life. He loved kids and being around people but most of all he loved his family. Cremation has been accorded and a celebration of life will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Green Acres 605 W. Lakeland Road in Morton. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Dream Center in Peoria in his name.


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