James Edward Davidson, Sr.


Mr James Davidson, 82, passed away on April 14, 2022. James was born on July 22, 1939 in Willard, OH to Drainie and Robert Davidson Sr.

James was a graduate of Willard High School. He attended church at Willard St. Francis Xavier, St. Peters Catholic Church, Mt. Hermon Baptist Church and Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church. He was a Body and Fender Repairman and Painter, working, Bakers Auto Body, Mansfield Tire, Weidner Pontiac and retired from GMC Volvo.

He is preceeded in death by his parents; wife, Ola Davidson, and sisters Alice Lee Walker and Betty Jo Davidson.

James is survived by children, James E. Davidson Jr., Pamela M. Benson, Jon (Dionne) Davidson and Michael R. Davidson; sister, Joann Stiggle; 11 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation 10:00am and Funeral 11:00am Friday, April 29, 2022 at MARLAN GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE MANSFIELD 753 McPherson St. (formerly Williams Funeral Services). Interment at Mansfield Cemetery.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Elder Carrell Gandy

    I am sorry for your loss. I will continue to pray for the family during their time of grief.

  2. My Love and condolences.

  3. Loretta and Herb Hilliard

    You all have our deepest sympathy on the lost of James Davidson, a really nice, and kind person. Loretta and Herb Hilliard

  4. To Mike,Pam,Jon,Eddie&Family,Im So Very Sorry For Your Loss&The Heartache&Grief You Are Feeling!*Im Praying For You&Here For You!*Love,Tammy Britt(Mike’s Girlfriend)!

  5. Debbie S Jefferson

    So sorry to hear the loss of your dad I met with him 2 years ago 2 notarized some papers he was so sweet rest in paradise

  6. Beatrice Morton

    To the Family of Mr. James(Boogie)Davidson, you have my deepest Sympathy and are in my Prayers and that God is with you during this difficult time.

  7. So sorry for your loss….Billy and I never had the honor of meeting your dad ( our cousin ) but our dad WH spoke about him often… all of you have our deepest condolences…. we know that loss all too well … we love and GOD BLESS YOU ALL…. FROM EVA AND BILLY….

  8. Rest In Peace Cousin Boogie! Your family In Fort Wayne. David Oliver

  9. Larry and Pam (Wms.) Briggs

    To Mr. Davidson’s Family: Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your dad. We will always remember his soft smile and driving the church van back in the day. Lean on your memories for comfort and reflection. You are in our prayers.

  10. Robert and Melinda white

    To the family you have our deepest sympathy so sorry for your loss.

  11. Davidson family, I will be forever grateful to your (mom) and dad, for their welcoming arms and treating the girls and I like family. He will forever and always be loved as their Grandpa Boogie. Praying for your peace and healing during this difficult time. God bless and keep you all ~

  12. You have my deepest Sympathy and are in my Prayers and that God is with you during this difficult time.

  13. Kim Hairston-Dismuke

    Praying for the Family. Remember him as “Boogie” from weidner pontiac days.

  14. So sorry to hear of the loss of your father. He was a sweet soul. Pops all be greatly missed. Prayers and condolences to you are your family.

  15. To the family of Mr. Davidson:
    I would like to offer my heartfelt condolences during this difficult time. I wish all of you God’s comfort and everlasting joy. Though the earthly/physical relationship may be over, the spiritual relationship lives on in all of you. God Bless.

  16. Katie Reese Hairston

    Prayers and Condolences to the Family!

  17. My deepest sympathy in the loss of your father.

  18. Sending my condolences and prayers to the family. He will be truly miss.

  19. Barbara Simms

    My Condolences to the Family
    Prayer & Love
    Barbara Simms Family

  20. To the family of James Edward Davidson,
    Joann, you are all in our prayers during this difficult and hard time. God will take care and see you throuh. Prayers and love is extended to you all.
    With Love,
    Ruthie Johnson and Family

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