SHOWELL – James Handy Davis, age 85, died Friday, March 11, 2011 at his home. Born in Willards, he was the son of the late Charles Burton Davis and Sarah Truitt Davis.
He is survived by his sons, James Lemuell Davis of Salisbury, and Milton Tyndall of Texas. He leaves a granddaughter Dawn Marie Hales of Newark, Del. There are three great-grandchildren; Ashley, Kristen, and James Albert Hales, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister Rhoda Colllins.
Mr. Davis was a farmer and poultry grower for Calvin Hudson for 42 years. He was a member of Showell United Methodist Church, Showell Volunteer Fire Company, and the Willards Senior Center.
A funeral service was held on March 15 at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. The Rev. Dean Perdue officiated. Interment followed at Willards Cemetery in Willards. Donations in his memory may be made to: Showell United Methodist Church, P.O.Box 291, Showell, MD 21862, or Showell Volunteer Fire Co. 11620 Worcester Hwy, Showell, MD 21862.