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James Davis

James Herbert Davis

December 18th, 1930 - January 3rd, 2022

James's Obituary

James H. Davis, 91, of South Haven passed away Monday, January 3, 2022 in his home.
James was born December 18, 1930 in Monroe, MI to Albert and Marian (Button) Davis. After completing his high school education, he served in the US Navy during the Korean War. Jim then earned his pharmacy degree from Ferris State Univ. He owned and operated Rexall Drug in downtown South Haven from 1958 to 1991.

On June 18, 1955 he married Lois Knopf. They shared 57 years of marriage before her death in 2013. They have four sons: Eric, Randall, Timothy and Brian. Together they raised their family in the First United Methodist Church of South Haven.
Jim had a great love for the South Haven community and was a member of the South Haven Rotary Club. Jim was also active in the Emmaus Community.
Jim is proceeded in death by his parents, beloved wife - Lois and grandson Ian (aka SpongeBob). Also, by 2 brothers Robert and Don Davis.
Jim is survived by his sons - Eric Davis of South Haven, Michigan, Randall Davis of South Haven, Michigan, Timothy (Louise) Davis of Austin, Minnesota and Brian (Pam) Davis of South Haven, Michigan. Six grandchildren - Janine (Zach) Staples, Sean Davis, Steffin (Stephanie) Davis, Laura (Nathan) Dahlke, Elizabeth (Tyler) Sterk and Jeffery (Maria) Davis. Also surviving are 13 great-grandchildren.

A Visitation will be held at Filbrandt Chapel on Tuesday January 11, 2022 from 6 pm to 8 pm. Funeral Services will be on Wednesday January 12, 2022 at 11:00 am at First United Methodist Church with Pastor Stephanie Norton officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Jim’s memory to the First United Methodist Church, 429 Michigan Ave. South Haven, MI 49090 or the Rotary Foundation, PO Box 24, South Haven, MI 49090. Jim will be laid to rest at Lakeview Cemetery in South Haven. Kindly share your thoughts and memories on the family’s online guest book at www.FilbrandtFFH.com.

The family is being helped by the Filbrandt Chapel of the Starks Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 269-637-0333.

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