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James Lee Davis

October 2, 1943 ~ February 10, 2021 (age 77)

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James Lee Davis, 77, of Salem, VA, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 10, 2021.

He was born in Mount Airy, NC, a son of the late Earnest Howard and Rada Goins Davis. Lee retired from the City of Salem Water Department after 30 years of service. He enjoyed working on small engines in his garage where he could always be found sitting in a chair sharing a conversation with his friends. One special friend – Theodore Blankenship.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Juanita S. Davis; a son, Clarence “Leo” Davis (Teresa);  daughters, Katrina Smith (Jeff), Jennifer Wolfe (Jackie), and Tequita Akers (Larry); grandkids, Seth Kirk (Meg), Kara Smith, Dylan Davis, Haleigh Wolfe, and Grant Akers; great-grandkids, Emily Klein, Kain and Evelyn Kirk; also many close relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held at Lotz Funeral Home in Salem on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 2:00 pm.

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