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Jimmie T. Devales

January 10, 1960 - August 11, 2019

A funeral service will be held on Friday, August 16, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 507 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49007. Rev. Fr. Mark Sietsema will preside. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Kalamazoo. Visitation will take place at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Thursday, August 15, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Memorial contributions in Jimmie’s memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Age 59, passed away at his home on Sunday, August 11, 2019. Jimmie was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan on January 10, 1960, the son of the late George and Helen (Stamatelos) Davilis. He attended Galesburg Augusta Schools and operated his family restaurant, Midway Café, alongside his father for many years. Jimmie was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was also a family man that loved spending time with his children. Jimmie is survived by his children, Stephanie (Jeff) Short, Kelly (Joe Proctor) Burton, Alaina Devales and George (Megan Losos) Devales; nine grandchildren; brother, Gus Develes; nephew, Terrance Develes and niece, Alyssa Munger. He was preceded in death by his brother, Spero Devales.