Andrew (Dave) DAVIDSON Sr.

News Death Notice

DAVIDSON SR., Andrew (Dave) age 78 of Dayton, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Thursday, July 11, 2013 at the VA Medical Center. He was a native of Tallassee, AL. (Elmore County), and a longtime resident of Dayton, OH. A member of St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, and a graduate of Roosevelt High School, class of 1955. Dave served honorably in the U.S. Army as a Medical Specialist before retiring from General Motors. One of his many memorable accomplishments was owner of the neighborhood store, Dave's Party Supplies. He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Mae Willie Davidson and a brother, Charles A. Davidson. He leaves to cherish his memory; daughters, Terrie Murphy and Andrea (Lee) Johnson; son, Andrew Davidson Jr.; grandchildren, KeAnthony, Rodrea, Mariana, Tierra, & Caleb; Sisters, Mondine Holloway, Geraldine Dozier and Lizzie Hicks; sister-in-law, Mattie Davidson, and a host of other relatives and friends. A special thanks is extended to the VA Hospice Staff. Funeral services 11:00 A.M., WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013 at ST. LUKE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 2262 N. Gettysburg Ave., with Rev. Sylvester Walker, officiating. Visitation 9:00 A.M., Wednesday; the family will receive friends 10:00 A.M. until time of celebration. Interment: Dayton National Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Thomas Funeral Home, 4520 Salem Ave. On-line condolences may also be sent to the family at

Funeral Home

Thomas Funeral Home
4520 Salem Avenue  Trotwood, OH 45416

Published in Dayton Daily News on July 17, 2013