James R. Davis, 1979-2013

CORTLAND – James Robert Davis, 34, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at St. Joseph Health Center in Warren.

He was born on July 14, 1979, in Warren to Diana Smithson Palm and Wayne Palm.

James graduated from Fairhaven in 2001 and worked at the Fairhaven Champion Workshop as a sorter.

He enjoyed camping and listening to music. His sense of humor and laugh will be deeply missed by all who knew him, especially his family.

James is survived by his parents, Diana and Wayne Palm; siblings Mandy (Steve) Zaucha, Robert Davis, Antonio Pizzulo Jr., Andrea (Mike) Smith, Adam Palm, Brian Palm and Christopher Palm ; grandparents Doyle and Marsha Smithson, Eileen Swesey, and Margaret McVicker; a great-grandmother, Grace Tabor; seven nieces and nephews; and many aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Connie Smithson, and grandfathers Robert Davis and Jack Swesey.

Calling hours for James will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Shafer-Winans Chapel, 164 N. High St. Services will be held at noon Monday at the funeral home, with calling hours starting one hour prior.

Burial will follow at Dugan Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of James to the Fairhaven Foundation, 45 North Road, Niles, OH 44446.

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