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Ted Davison(1924 - 2014)

Ted J. Davison, 90, of Rigby, passed away Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014.

Ted was born Feb. 20, 1924, in Farmington, Ill., to John Davi-son Jr. and Lourine Herman Davison. He grew up and attended schools in Farmington, Ill.

Ted served during World War II in the U.S. Army, 310th Infantry, 78th Division, as a sergeant. He took part in the Battle of Hurtgen Forest; Crossed the Remagen Bridge and fought in the Battle of the Bulge. He was awarded The Bronze Star and The Purple Heart.

On Nov. 14, 1946, Ted married his English sweetheart, Doris Watts in Peoria, Ill. From this union they were blessed with three sons, Terry, Lee and Gary.

Ted was an international sales manager for Caterpillar Tractor Company for 40 years. He was an avid golfer, fisherman and hunter who enjoyed spending valued time with all his friends and family.

Ted attended Christ Community Church in Idaho Falls.

Ted is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years, Doris; sons, Terry Wayne (Cheryl) Davison of Punta Gorda, Fla., Randy Lee (Nancy) Davison of Rigby, and Gary Lynn (Jean) Davison of Willis, Texas; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, at Wood Funeral Home East Side, 963 S. Ammon Road. The family will visit with friends from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Tuesday prior to services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Ririe-Shelton Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.woodfuneralhome.com.


Funeral Home

Wood Funeral Home East Side
963 South Ammon Road Idaho Falls, ID 83406
(208) 522-2992

Published in Post Register on Mar. 2, 2014
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