James Robert Dannis, 54 of Mt. Olive, passed away at his home on Thursday, September 8, 2022, at 3:58 a.m. James was born on September 26, 1967, in Litchfield to Robert James Dannis and Jacqueline (Puckett) Dannis.
He attended Mt. Olive schools and received a GED. He went on to become a truck driver. He married Sharl Smith and they later divorced. James enjoyed fishing and deer and mushroom hunting, especially at Shoal Creek. He loved playing ‘Smoke’n Aces Poker’ and his favorite food was a “good” grilled burger.
He is survived by his brothers, Dennis (Louise) Weiss of Mulberry Grove and William J.H. Weiss of Florida; his sister, Tesha Dannis of Edger Springs, MO; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents; parents; sister-in-law, Paula (Reese) Weiss; and special friend, Victor Bolar.
Visitation will be held at Becker and Son Funeral Home on Saturday, September 17, 2022, from 12 noon until 1 p.m. when the service will begin. Burial will be at Union Miners Cemetery in Mt. Olive. Memorials are suggested to the family. Becker and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.