James W. Davis

April 11, 1961 – Sept. 25, 2013

A memorial graveside service for James Ward Davis will be held at 11 a.m. Oct. 7, at Mount View Cemetery in Basin. James, 52, died at his home in Worland on Sept. 25.

He was born in Basin on April 11, 1961, the son of James E. and Jodell Riedl Davis. His younger years were spent in Hyattville where he attended school through the eighth grade. He received his high school education in Worland and graduated from Washakie County High School in 1980.

Shortly after graduating from high school, James became a heavy-hauler truck driver. In 1997, he went to work for his friend at Kustom Koach in Worland as a car body shop repairman.

James enjoyed going to the mountains, fishing, target shooting, riding motorbikes and visiting his parents. He had a special gift of caring for others.

He was a member of the Wyoming Biker’s Association and donated to the WBA Children’s Fund.

He is survived by his parents James and Jodell Davis of Ten Sleep and two brothers, Glen A. Davis of Flagstaff, Ariz., and Charles Earl Davis of Powell.

Donations in James’ name to benefit the WBA Children’s Fund are being received at Security State Bank, 320 N. 10th St., Worland, WY 82401.