Mr. James H. “Jimmy” Damron, 64, of Salem, passed away Thursday, September 16, 2021 at Baptist Health Paducah.
Mr. Damron was born in Woodriver, IL on December 21, 1956. He attended Salem United Methodist Church and was known to always carry a cross in his pocket. He was a Cardinal baseball fan and enjoyed driving his golf cart in Salem with Debbie at his side. He enjoyed being with friends and family and children were extra special.
He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Debbie Damron of Salem, KY; son, Kyle Damron of Nashville, TN; daughter, Becky Damron of Murray, KY; mother, Norma Jean Phillips of Hartford, IL; sisters, Brenda Dunkerson (Gary) of Salem, KY, and Pam Champion (Kenny) of Marion, KY; brothers, Bill Damron (Vonna) of Salem, KY, Kenny Phillips (Lisa) of Roxana, IL, and Gary Phillips (Matt Whitlock) of Hartford, IL; step-brother, Stanley Shuecraft (Debbie) of Fellsmere, FL; grandchildren, Makaela Crawford and Kelsie Caldwell (Taylor); sister-in-law, Eugena Champion (Steve) of Marion, KY; mother-in-law, Linda Ferrell of Salem, KY; and nephews: Jared Champion, Tony Dunkerson, Michael Damron, Eric Damron, Steven Damron, Jason Champion, Josh Champion, Chris Damron, Wade Damron, Lane Champion, Trent Champion, Sean Shuecraft, Gram Shuecraft and Colten Shuecraft.
He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Earl Damron, Sr.; step-mother, Ophelia Damron; brother, Joseph Earl Damron, Jr.; and step-brother, Danny Shuecraft.
Funeral services will be Sunday, September 19, 2021, at 2 PM, in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services with Bro.’s Steve Tinsley and Chris Damron to officiate. Burial will follow at Lola Cemetery.
Friends may visit with the family Saturday, September 18, 2021, from 5 to 8 PM in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services.
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