James (Jim) Preston Davis
James Preston (Jim) Davis, 67, of Salina, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017. He was born Sept 2, 1949 in Great Bend, the son of Robert and Winona (Young) Davis. James earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Kansas State University. He went to work for his father at Davis Mud and Chemical of Great Bend and eventually became president of the company. James was also an engineer and conductor for the Union Pacific Railroad. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, restoring and racing cars, rocks and geology.
Survivors include his wife Monica of the home; sons, James & Jeannine of Littleton, CO, Jeff and Jennie of LaVista, NE, Joe & Chelsea of Calhan, CO, and Jed & Jessica of Salina; sister, Robbie Damm (Gary); grandchildren, Alec, Henry, Reid, Elliott, Robby, and Zade.
Visitation will be Friday from 5-7 PM at the Immanuel Lutheran Church and Memorial services will be 10:00 AM Saturday, March 18, 2017, at the church. There is no viewing, cremation was chosen. Memorials are to Immanuel Lutheran Church or Immanuel Lutheran Relay for Life Team.
Ryan Mortuary, Salina, is in charge.