James L. Davidson age 82, passed away Saturday, February 9, 2013, at his home, in West Point.
James L. Davidson was born July 4, 1930, in West Point, to the late Essie Hazlewood and Jesse Thomas Davidson. Mr. Davidson worked in the Accounting Department at Babcock & Wilcox Company for 40 years. He was a member of the First Christian Church. He loved to hunt, and killed an eight-point buck last yearâ€™s season. He loved spending time with his grandchildren. He was a Veteran of U.S. Army National Guard having served during the Korean War. James L. Davidson married Judy Wright Davidson March 3, 1956, in Columbus, Mississippi.
Funeral services were Monday, February 11, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kirby Loyd officiating. Burial will follow in Palestine Cemetery Montpelier.
Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife Judy Wright Davidson of West Point, one daughter, Marsha Lynn Langford (Richard) of
Tupelo, one son, Charles T. Davidson of West Point, his daughter in law: Kay Thompson Davidson of Pheba, two grandchildren, Jacob Thomas Davidson and Amber Michelle Langford, one sister, Dena Beth Lawson (Bobby) of
Woodstock, Ala., one brother, Jesse Donald Davidson (Charlotte) of New Albany. His son Mark Davidson preceded him in death.
Pallbearers were Lynwood Prescott, Tommy Henley, Dennis Lang, Billy Young, Robert D. Lawson, Tracy Davidson, Benny Clark, and Barry Sansing.
Honorary pallbearers were Norwood Clark, John Lester, John Ralph Hazelwood, Wiley Lang, Ron Schmidt, Harold
Keller, Charles Orman, Dr. Andrew Wartak, Dr. Andrew H. Kellum, Dr. T. N. Braddock, Dr. Charles G. Pigott, Dr. Robert Howland, and the Hardeeâ€™s Breakfast Group.
Memorials may be made to Palestine Cemetery Care Fund, c/o Jim Murray, 18515 Hwy 46, Pheba, MS 39755 or to First
Christian Church, P. O. Box 208, West Point, MS 39773.
Friends may leave an online condolence at www.calvertfuneralhome.com