Donald E. Davidson

December 25, 1947May 10, 2014

Donald E. Davidson

66, a lifelong resident of Beech Grove passed away peacefully and surrounded by love on Saturday May 10, 2014. He was born to Bud & Sally (Burris) Davidson on December 25, 1947. After attending Beech Grove High School he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps, and was a combat veteran of the Viet Nam war. He remained good friends with fellow Marines, Ron Bagnato (Echo 2/3) and John Breckenridge (Mike 3/3). He was a two time past commander of V.F.W. Post 5626 and belong to the American Legion and the Eagles of Beech Grove. Don retired as a mail clerk for a law firm in 2010 while working for Pitney-Bowes Management Services. He enjoyed all of his friends, vacationing, Running T Campground, the Alabama Coast, a good game of cards, reading, watching television, the Indy 500 Race, the Indianapolis Colts and University of Alabama football- Roll Tide. He is survived by his wife and soul mate, Cindy, sons James and Christopher Davidson, his lifelong buddy, Mick Baxter, sister-in-law, Barbara (Tom) Doty, brother-in-law, Jimmy Croak and several nieces and nephews. Don was preceded in death by his parents, his brother and sister-in-law, Larry & Paula Davidson and his faithful canine pal, Bubba Davidson. A celebration of Life will be held at the family home in Beech Grove, IN on Saturday, May 31, from 2-6 pm. Please make any memorial contributions to your local Humane Society of closest animal shelter.


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Mary Sue Freiberger

May 23, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with you, Cindy, and all of your family, at this difficult time. God be with you and give you comfort.

Lois Bailey

May 20, 2014

Cindy, I was sorry to hear of Don's passing. If you need anything or someone to listen, please do not hesitate to call any time.

larry mcmillan

May 19, 2014

linda and i will miss him he was a good person . we live in tx ,sorry miss the showing of him , larry mcmillan

JOHN McMillan

May 19, 2014

Sorry to hear this. Don was a good guy.
Semper Fi

Janice Morgan-Grider

May 19, 2014

My prayers are with you & the boys Cindy. RIP Don... my mom & stepdad Jay & Lucy Dodson loved you two so much. May God bless & watch over you always Cindy.

Darlene McCormick

May 16, 2014

God Bless You Don. I will always remember sticking my head out the back door at John & Randy's at Running T to yell over to Don sitting on the porch after we had too much fun the night before. My prayers are with you Cindy. Dar

Don Leffler

May 16, 2014

What a great and funny guy!! Had some hilarious times with Donny.

Gene & Dianne Woodrum

May 16, 2014

Thinking of all the wonderful and crazy things we use to do. Thinking of you and the family at this time.

Bobbi Wright-King

May 15, 2014

Cindy, I am so sorry for your loss.
I have such Great memories of you & Don from the Beech Grove VFW.
You are in my Prayers.

Bob Koehler

May 15, 2014

Semper Fi, Rest in Peace from a brother in M 3/3