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James Heman "Jim" Davis
Male 1927 - 1994


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  • Birth  26 May 1927  Folden's Corners, Oxford County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Business  Northumberland St., Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Davis Butcher Shop 
    Misfortune  1994 
    killed in snowmobile accident 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-341751 
    Died  10 Dec 1994  Westree, Garvey Twp., Sudbury District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: Cause: Snowmobile Accident 
    Buried  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I341751  Generations
    Last Modified  3 Jan 2019 

  • Notes 
    • Jim Davis

      Former Ayr resident, James Heman Davis, died suddenly in Westree on Saturday, December 10, 1994; as the result of a snowmobile accident. Mr. Davis was in his 68th year. Born in Folden's Corners on May 26, 1927, he was the son of the late Clarence W. Davis and Eva Thornton. The family operated Davis Butcher Shop on Northumberland Street and an abattoir at the east end of Main Street. For several years they also operated a market garden. Jim retired to northern Ontario ten years ago. He was an avid outdoorsman and hunter, had curled and participated in tractor pulling, and was a member of the I.O.O.F. Lodge. Survived by dear friend and companion Janice Hale of Westree; his sons Clare and his wife Linda and Ron and his wife Nancy, both of Ayr, Terry and his wife Cheryl of Cambridge; daughters Laslie and her husband Bruce Hallman o f New Dundee; Brenda and her husband Adrien Powell of Kansas City, Missouri; stepchildren Steven Godfrey and his wife Allison of Guelph, Cyndy and her husband Jeff Drohan of Clifford and Shawn Godfrey of British Columbia; a brother Max of London; sister Wilhelmina Martz of Cambridge; also several grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Predeceased by a brother Leslie Davis (WWII). Funeral service was held at the Ayr chapel of William Kipp Funeral Home, Saturday, December 17th at 1:30 p.m. Reverend Fred Hagle of Knox United Church, Ayr, officiated.

      The Ayr News 21 Dec 1994 pg 22

  • Sources 
    1. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      James H. Davis/ (Jim)/ May 26, 1927 - Dec. 10, 1994

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 26 May 1927 - Folden's Corners, Oxford County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - Davis Butcher Shop - - Northumberland St., Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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