James Harold Davison, Sr., age 71, of Dawsonville, Georgia, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2019, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Mr. Davison was born on December 19, 1947, in Pekin, Illinois, to the late Harold and Margaret Davison. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Irving Davison and sister, Wanda Urish. James worked and retired from Caterpillar with 30 plus years of service. Mr. Davison was a member of the UAW Local 974. He loved hunting, fishing, and watching western movies all day long. James enjoyed sports and loved watching WWF Wrestling. He also enjoyed sitting in the garage and taking in the outdoors. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
Survivors include his loving wife, Juanita M. Davison of Dawsonville, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Catherine and Glen Cole of Grand Ridge, IL; son and daughter-in-law, James H. Davison, Jr. and Julie of Champaign, IL; stepson, Chad Dominick of Tucker, GA; stepdaughter, Mischa Middleton of Dawsonville, GA; sister and brother-in-law, Louise and Ron Rollings of Salem, OR; sister, Debbie Fuelberth of Pekin, IL; grandchildren: Thomas Davison, Claire Davison, Elise Davison, and Anna Davison; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are scheduled for 6:00 pm EST, on Friday, May 17, 2019, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, Georgia, with Nathan Fisher, family friend officiating.
The family will receive friends from 4-6 pm EST, prior to the service on Friday, May 17, 2019, at the funeral home.
Graveside services will be held at 1:30 pm CST, on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at Green Valley Cemetery in Green Valley, Illinois.
The family will receive friends from 10 am to 12 noon CST, prior to the service on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at Haensel Funeral Home, Mackinaw, Illinois.
Donations may be made to National Kidney Foundation, Finance Department, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, New York 10016.
Those wishing to express online condolences to the family may do so by visiting www.whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, South Chapel, 1370 Industrial Boulevard, Baldwin, Georgia and Haensel Funeral Home, 501 South Orchard Street, Mackinaw, Illinois.