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Jimmy Allen “Jim” Davis

Big Stone Gap, Va.-Jimmy Allen “Jim” Davis, 68, passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2022, at Lonesome Pine Hospital.
Jim lived most of his life in Big Stone Gap. He was a U. S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam Era. He was retired from the Town of Big Stone Gap. Jim was a member of the Big Stone Gap Masonic Lodge #208 AF & AM, the Wise County Shrine Club, and was Past Assistant Fire Chief of the Big Stone Gap Fire Dept. He was a member of the Andover Community Church. He lived a full life, loving his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Elizabeth Davis.
Surviving are his wife, Veronica (Swindall) Davis; daughter, Judy Harold (Joe), Telford, Tn.; step daughter, Jennifer Gilliam Kilgore (Anthony), Seymour, Tn.; stepson, Charlie Gilliam (fiancé, Kim Woodring), Mt. Pleasant, NC; grandchildren, Tyler Reece, Maggie Harold and Ryan Harold; sister, Janet Lawson (Johnny), Murrells Inlet, SC; father and mother in-law, Charles and Ann Swindall; and several cousins and friends.
The family will receive friends from 11:00am – 1:00pm on Thursday, Mar. 24, 2022, at Gilliam Funeral Home, 618 Wood Ave., W., Big Stone Gap. A masonic service, by the Big Stone Gap Masonic Lodge #208 AF & AM, will follow at 1:00pm, prior to the funeral service with Pastor Tony Nunley officiating.
Military rites, by the Bluff City (Tn.) DAV #39 Honor Guard, will follow at Powell Valley Memorial Gardens.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Gilliam Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the Davis family.
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