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James 'Jim Bob' Robert Davis JR, 78 formerly of Burkes Garden, Virginia passed away on January 3, 2017 at his home in Keene, Texas. He was born in Bluefield, WV December 13, 1938.

He was raised in Burkes Garden, VA where he was a farmer on his family farm where he enjoyed working on the land. Later in life he moved to Texas where he worked in the Airline Industry. He loved working with his hands and was very talented with carpentry where he made many beautiful treasures that his family and friends still cherish today. He was a member of Bethel Temple AOG of Cleburne, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James 'Bob' Robert Davis, Sr and Frances Miller Davis of Burkes Garden, VA

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Linda S Davis of Keene, TX; Three daughters: Sandy and Paul Snell of Kennedale, TX; Vickie and Mark Rodney of Port Neches, TX; Lynn and Roger Holtsmith of Houston, TX. One son: Robert Linnabury of Keene, TX. One brother: Don and Carol Davis of Kitty Hawk, NC. Five grandchildren: Sheri, Madison, Tracy, Grant, and David. Special friend and sister-in-law Donna Young, and several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Per his wishes James was cremated and his remains will be taken back to his home, the place on earth he loved the most, Burkes Garden, Virginia. A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date.
Published on February 6, 2017
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