Terry Lee Davidson

September 11, 1948March 31, 2014

Terry Lee Davidson age 65 of Fairborn died on Monday, March 31, 2014 at home. He was born the son of Paul & Doris “Lavone” (Alverson) Davidson on September 11, 1948 in Coshocton, Ohio. He is preceded in death by his parents. Terry is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 35 years Cheryl (Mellinger) Davidson, his loving daughter Amy & Daniel Gonzalez of Fairborn, his loving son Earl & Amanda Davidson of Fairborn, his loving grandson Trent, 2 brothers Paul “Chip” & Pam Davidson of Kentucky and Mark Davidson of Fairborn, and several nieces and nephews. Terry served our country with the Marine Corp. during the Vietnam War. He worked and retired from Navistar. Also, he worked for the Fairborn City Schools proudly serving as a crossing guard, coached Fairborn Little League & Babe Ruth baseball and played the banjo with “The Searching Lights.” Terry was a loving and devoted husband, dad, and grandfather. He will be missed by all who love him. Friends may call in the Burcham Jennings Funeral Home on Thursday, April 3, 2014 from 10:00AM to 11:00AM where funeral services will be held at 11:00AM with Pastor Ken Majors officiating. Interment will follow at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Friends and family may leave online condolences at


  • Visitation Thursday, April 3, 2014
  • Funeral Service Thursday, April 3, 2014

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April 8, 2014

God is a hearer of prayer. Turn to him in your time of sorrow for comfort. Sincere condolences.
Psalms 65:2

lois keeton

April 4, 2014

Cheryl, and kids and grand babies. I am so very very sorry for your loss of a wonderful man, husband, father, brother, grand father. I love your family so very much, and you can call on me anytime you need m. love you all.

Mark Striebich

April 3, 2014

Dear Davidson Family, Terry was one good man !! We called each other friend and of course, Vet's. May Family find comfort in knowing Terry was so well thought of by many people. Terry L. Davidson was a proud American, a great Family man.
The Mark Striebich Family

kathi s mckenzie

April 3, 2014

?????????????????????????????Cheryl, I am truly sorry. Terry was like the rest of them boys, good-hearted. much love and prayers to all. Kathleen

April 3, 2014

Cheryl, We are so sorry for your lose. Terry was a great man and gave this place lots of smiles and laughter. If you ever need us just say the word, we are here.

much love and prayers for you.
Clair and Dave

Reta Byrd

April 3, 2014

Cheryl, keeping You, Earl, Mandy, Mr. Trent, Amy and Daniel in my prayers hon. My heart weeps for you all. Love you girl.

April 3, 2014

Cheryl my thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow for your family.
Rhea Lynn Brooks Lawrence
Morristown, TN

Patricia Hobbs-Dillmore

April 2, 2014

Cheryl, I am so sorry for your loss of your love, husband, father and partner. My prayers are with you and your family. Be strong.

April 2, 2014

You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We have wonderful memories from when Terry played his banjo along with the Searching Ligths at our church and other functions. GOD BLESS. Members of the New Carisle First FreeWill Baptist Church New Carlisle, Ohio.

Alan Preston

April 2, 2014

My deepest condolences Cheryle.