ANDERSON — Benjamin Lee “Ben” Davidson, 71, of Anderson, went to be with the Lord on June 14, 2013, at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital.
He was born on April 23, 1942, in Forbus, Tenn., to Ofel B. and Anna (Stinson) Davidson.
He was employed at General Motors as a master electrician for 30 years. He also owned and operated Davidson Electric.
He served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of New Beginnings Free Will Baptist Church and Solar Masonic Lodge. He was a graduate of Frankton High School.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara (Jackson) Davidson of Anderson whom he married on Feb. 12, 1966, in Anderson; two children, Scott (Angi) Davidson and Amber (Bob) Peck; brother, Gary (Marty) Davidson; three grandchildren, Tyler Davidson, Emily and Brian Pinckert, and Robbie Peck; brother-in-law, David Anthony and his daughter, Debbie Ramsey; nephews, Randy Smith, Steven Smith, Kenny Smith, Michael Davidson and Donovan Davidson; special niece, Tammy Laird; sister-in-law, Betty (Mark) Linseman; and brother-in-law, Jesse “Red” Allender.
He was preceded in death by parents; and his sister, Dianna Anthony who just recently passed.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Services with Pastors Gary Marcum and Brad Storm officiating. Burial will be in East Maplewood Cemetery. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Honor Guard Post 266 will be conducting military rites at the cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to New Beginnings Free Will Baptist Church Youth Group.
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