Mr. James William Davidson Sr., 85, son of the late Jim Lee Davidson and Lorenia Turner Davidson, was born on May 25, 1937. He departed this life on June 24, 2022, at Lafayette Regional Health Center in Lexington, Mo.

He attended Iredell County Schools and worked as a machine operator in the furniture industry prior to his retirement. He was married to Pearlie Mae Glasco Davidson, who preceded him in death.

He leaves to cherish the memory of his life one son, James Davidson Jr.; three daughters, Karen Davidson Clement, Teresa Davidson and Penny Davidson Peck (Edward); fifteen grandchildren, Jacqulyn Davidson, Tyrese Davidson, Vernie Clement III, Auburn Clement, Marian Clement, Malik Rankins, LaTasha Davidson, Yana Davidson, Quinten Holmes, LaKeisha Holmes, James Davidson III, Brianna Davidson, Christopher Sloan, Jay’den Davidson, and Jasiah Davidson; and a host of great nieces and nephews, other relatives, and special friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, July 1, 2022, at Christian Outreach of the Piedmont, Statesville, at 1 p.m. Visitation will be from 12 noon to 1 p.m. at the church.

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Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home is serving the Davidson family.

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