James E. Davenport

James E. Davenport

June 27, 1954 – June 28, 2021

James Edward Davenport of Omaha, Nebraska died peacefully in his home, with his wife, Cheryl, and his dog, Cooper, at age 67.

Jim was an incredible husband, father, and grandfather.  He was so very proud of everyone in his family.  Jim worked tirelessly over the years to become an entrepreneur as owner of J and J Lawn Sprinkler Company.  He was funny, loving, had a heart of gold, always a prankster with a wicked sense of humor, and always had the grandkids laughing!  Jim would help anyone who asked if he could.  He had a fire for life and lived it with a passion.  He will be missed by all who knew him.

Jim is survived by his loving wife, Cheryl; blended family, Melissa and TJ, James and Kathleen, Joe and Anne, Jenny and Kurt; shared 12 grandchildren by age, Layla, Mya, Kennedy, Teagan, Sloane, Savi, Kaden, Kohen, Kollins, Brooklyn, Morgan, Victoria; in-laws, Mike and Char Stella; brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Cindy Corritore.  Preceded in death by father and mother, John and Kazuko Cavric; beloved brother, Allen.

The family is having a Celebration of Life Visitation on Saturday, July 24th from 2pm to 4pm at Heafey Hoffman Dvorak and Cutler, 7805 West Center Road.  Casual dress.

To view a live broadcast of the Celebration of Life, please go to www.heafeyheafey.com and click on the “View Live Cast” button on our home page.



  • Tucker Wheeler Posted July 4, 2021 9:21 pm

    So very sorry to hear about Jim passing away. Jim worked on our sprinkler system. He was so very kind. RIP Jim.

  • Tammi Bias Posted July 6, 2021 5:12 pm

    Gone to soon wonderful man will be missed by so many!

  • Michael Burch Posted July 18, 2021 2:08 pm

    Sorry for your loss Cheryl, I didn’t know Jim but from everything I’ve heard he was a great man. I know he loved you and the family a great deal. Prayers for you and the family.

  • Shelly Miller Posted July 24, 2021 3:01 am

    I have known Jim for many years…he never failed to put a smile on my face. His presence on this earth will be missed. My condolences to the family. May God bless and keep you all.

  • Bob & Sharon Lohrman Posted July 24, 2021 7:57 am

    We are so sorry for your loss. He will be missed, we really appreciated everything he did for us.

  • Lynne Draper Posted August 25, 2021 11:54 am

    So very sorry for your loss. Jim was my “sprinkler man” for many years. He also hung and finishes the drywall in our basement. His humor was infectious!

  • Mike Bartholomew Posted September 3, 2021 5:07 pm

    My Condolences to Jims Family. He was a friend of my brother Tom and me back in high school. I liked his sense of humor and demeanor.Prayers for your family.

  • Mike meyers Posted July 15, 2022 5:19 pm

    I just heard today that. Jim pass a way July 15 2022 makes me sad to hear it. Mike owner of midnight rain. Sprinlker rip Jim

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