1955 James 2021

James "Jim" Swope

February 22, 1955 — February 22, 2021

James A. “Jim” Swope, 66, a resident of Davenport, passed away at home surrounded by his family, and entered into heaven on October 15, 2021.

Funeral services to celebrate Jim’s life will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at the Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, downtown Davenport. Visitation will be prior to services from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., at the funeral Home. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to his family.

James Allen Swope was born January 13, 1955, in Davenport, Iowa the son of Charles and Grace (Drummond) Swope. He graduated from West High School and later went on to attend Black Hawk College. On February 17, 1979, he was united in marriage to Pam Thornburg at Faith Gospel Church, Davenport.

Jim had worked for Nestle Purina for 33 years before retiring. He served as a Minister for Word of Faith Tabernacle for 35 years and founded Timothy House of Hope – helping the hungry, hurting, and homeless. Jim was an avid Yankees, Packers, and Hawkeye fan. He enjoyed ministering to people, cruising with his family, and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 42 years, Pam and their two daughters: Stacey (Jeffrey) Hankins, and Kayla (Nick) Cantwell; his grandchildren: Jasmin Hankins, Mason Hankins, Maleihna Hankins, Mercy Cantwell, Elijah Cantwell, and Zion Cantwell; his father; Charles Swope; his siblings: Pamela (Loren) Bell, Penny Rodgers, Ruth Walljasper, and Robert (Barb) Lange; a great friend and brother, Dan Donahue; and his precious furbabies, Cubby and Charlie.

He was preceded in death by his mother, a son, Timothy, a brother-in-law, Terry Walljasper, his grandmother, Mildred Greer, and his father and mother-in-law, JR and Joan Thornburg. May they rest in peace.

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Visitation

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

10:00 - 11:00am

Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home

614 Main St, Davenport, IA 52803

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Starts at 11:00am

Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home

614 Main St, Davenport, IA 52803

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