Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Robert Edgar Davidson

Robert Edgar Davidson, age 89, formerly of 4859 Dickson Road, Tiro, died Monday, April 5, 2004 at the Heritage Care Center after a short illness.

He was born February 19, 1915 in Woodburn, Kentucky the son of the late John Young and Lena (Bell) Davidson. He retired as a route man from Cardinal Vending Company in Marion. After his retirement, he was a groomsman in Pompano Beach, FL and Columbus at Scioto Downs for Dave Rankin Stables. He was a member of Gospel Baptist Church in Galion and AARP.

Mr. Davidson is survived by his daughter and spouse, Carol and Charles Miller of Tiro; a son and spouse, Raymond and Noi Davidson of New Egypt, NJ; 2 grandchildren, Daniel Davidson and Diane Ahern; a great grandson, Matthew Ahern; a sister Corrine Copas of Woodburn, KY. He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Cassie Holman, Daisy Bell Rothberg, Lou Ellen Dinning, Jenny Lee Narr Davidson; brothers, Charles Beckam Davidson, William Rhea Davidson, Oli Duke Davidson, and Joe Davidson.

Friends may call on Thursday, April 8, 2004 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby where funeral services will be held on Friday at 11 AM with Pastor Monty Trammel of Gospel Baptist Church in Galion officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. Memorial expressions may be made to the church or to Heritage Care Center.

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