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Henry Owen Davidson, Sr
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Birth: Apr. 7, 1928
Death: Apr. 3, 2007

Rockdale Reporter, Thur., 5 Apr 2007

Henry Owen Davidson, 78, died Tuesday, April 3, 2007 at the Scott and White Hospital in Temple. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, April 6 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with Rev. Calvin Springer and Rev. Douglas Springer officiating. Burial will follow in the Liberty Cemetery at Hanover. Family visitation will be held Thursday, April 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale.

Mr. Davidson was born April 7, 1928 in Hanover to William (Bill) Davidson and Bertha (Hughes) Davidson.

He married Elda Faye Gilliland on June 5, 1954 in Milano.

He was a resident of Rockdale for 52 years and formerly of Hanover. He was a lifelong farmer and rancher.

Mr. Davidson was a retired Sergeant of U.S. Army and was a veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the Rockdale VFW. He was also a member of the Rockdale Full Gospel Church.

He was an avid trail rider and leader of "Big H Riders", charter member of the Rockdale Roping and Cutting Club, was first stock producer for the Rockdale Fair and Rodeo. He loved being outdoors with his garden and many animals and he loved to sing gospel music.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Fettie Lee Gaston, Billie Weathers and Betty Silvey; two brothers, John Davidson and infant brother.

Survivors include his wife Faye Davidson of Rockdale; three sons, Henry Owen Davidson, Jr. and wife Sheila of Rockdale, Billy Lloyd Davidson and wife Leslie of Rockdale and Ricky Joe Davidson and wife Marlis of Rockdale; daughter, Lisa Faye Gerthe and husband Duane of Rockdale; two brothers, Carrol Davidson of Milano and Gail Davidson of Gause; 11 grandchildren, Duane Scott Davidson and Libbie, Dee Anne Wetzel and Josh, Brooksy Lynn Fisher and Colby, Haley Wynn Davidson, Meagan Beth Davidson, Heath Lloyd Davidson, Curtis Joe Davidson, Will Owen Davidson, Reed Oliver Davidson, Alesi Aliane Mercedes Gerthe, Ayrton Gunar Daimler Gerthe; two step-grandchildren, Kelly Tovar and Kyler Puckett; five great-grandchildren, Deven and Alexis Davidson, Joshua, Ashlyn and Ayla Wetzel; step-great-grandchild, Tucker Tover.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Liberty Cemetery. 
Family links: 
  William Jennings Davidson (1897 - 1976)
  Charles Labertis Davidson (1920 - 1921)*
  Fettie Lee Davidson Gaston (1921 - 2004)*
  Betty Marie Davidson Silvey (1926 - 1995)*
  Henry Owen Davidson (1928 - 2007)
  John Cyler Davidson (1930 - 1999)*
  Norman Gail Davidson (1938 - 2016)*
*Calculated relationship
Liberty Community Cemetery
Milam County
Texas, USA
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Aug 31, 2007
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Henry Owen Davidson, Sr
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Henry Owen Davidson, Sr
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Henry Owen Davidson, Sr
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- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Aug. 31, 2007

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