Butler County Times Gazette
  • Obituary: James 'Jim' Davis

  • James "Jim" Abner Davis, 80, Augusta, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2013.
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  • James "Jim" Abner Davis, 80, of Augusta, passed away, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013.
    Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m.  Thursday, Jan. 24, at Dunsford Funeral Home, Augusta. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 25,  at the Augusta First United Methodist Church. Interment will follow in Walnut Valley Cemetery in El Dorado.
    Jim was born Sept. 21, 1932, to Fred Phillip and Beulah Alice (Travers) Davis in Mt. Vernon, Ind. He graduated high school in Mt. Vernon and served his country during the Korean Conflict in the United States Navy. Jim married Shirley LaJune Wilson on June 15, 1958, in Augusta. He retired from Cessna Aircraft with the sheet metal assembly department after 39 1/2 years. Jim was a member of First United Methodist Church, Mystic Tie Masonic Lodge #74 AF & AM, the Wichita Consistory as a 32 degree mason and the Augusta Eastern Star #211.
    His survivors include: his wife Shirley of the home; son and his wife, Brian and Tammy Davis; grandson, Jeron Davis and granddaughter, Lindsey Davis, all of Augusta; niece, Kathy A. Davis of Satellite Beach, Fla.
    Jim was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Fred Davis, Jr., and a sister, Wanda Davis.
    A memorial has been established with the First United Methodist Church, 2420 Ohio, Augusta, KS 67010,  or in care of Dunsford Funeral Home & Crematory.

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