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1935 James 2023

James Lee Davison

November 17, 1935 — August 11, 2023

Kalona

 

Kalona- James Lee Davison was born November 17, 1935, in Wayland, Iowa the son of Homer and Addie (Neff) Davison. He was united to his high school sweetheart Patricia Ann Bower on June 7, 1957, in Washington. Jim went on to barber school and then was a barber for many years in Sigourney and Washington before starting Davison Painting and Papering in the early 1970s.  Upon his retirement he moved to Kalona where him and Patricia lived until her death and then he moved to the United Presbyterian Home in Washington. Jim enjoyed volunteering at the Kalona Village, old cars and tractors and spending time with his family. James went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 11, 2023, at the United Presbyterian Home at the age of 87.

James is survived by son Kevin Hargrave and wife Aline, grandchildren, Kane, Larissa and Luana of Wellington, Florida; son Curtis Davison and wife EunHi of Alpharetta, Georgia; daughter, Carmela Ulin and husband Tom, grandchildren, Jordan of Wellman Iowa, Mikayla Slaubaugh of Kalona; and son Kent Davison and wife Stacie, grandchild Xander of Silverdale, Washington.

He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, four brothers, Dale, Arthur, Kenneth, Dean and four sisters, Allie Guengerich, Dorothy Hinkle, Erma Alliman, Phyllis Graber.

A Celebration of Life Memorial service will be held 10:30 am Thursday, August 17, 2023, at Yoder Powell Funeral Home in Kalona. Burial will be at Sharon Hill Cemetery. Officiating clergy will be Chaplain Andrew Zuehlke. A visitation will be from 9:30 until service time. A memorial fund has been established for the United Presbyterian Home (UP Home) in Washington. Messages may be left at www.powellfuneralhomes.com. Yoder Powell Funeral Home in Kalona is caring for James and his family.

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Visitation

Thursday, August 17, 2023

9:30 - 10:30 am (Central time)

Yoder-Powell Funeral Home

504 12th St., Kalona, IA 52247

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Memorial Service

Thursday, August 17, 2023

10:30 - 11:30 am (Central time)

Yoder-Powell Funeral Home

504 12th St., Kalona, IA 52247

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