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Gerald E. Davisson

April 4, 1936 — April 30, 2004

Gerald E. Davisson

Gerald “Jerry” E. Davisson, 68, of Las Vegas, NV, died Friday, April 30, 2004, at Mountain View Hospital in Las Vegas. He was born April 4, 1936 in Wayne County Indiana to the late Claude A. & Violet May (Sanderson) Davisson. He lived in Eldorado, OH while growing up, and was a 1954 graduate of Monroe High School. Jerry served in the U.S. Army, and in 1962 began working for Chrysler Defense which later became General Dynamics Land Systems, Lima, OH as a member of the Fire Department. In 1978 he became Fire Chief, a position he held until his retirement in March of 2002. He also served on the Englewood Fire Department and the Randolph Township Fire Department, and was a member of the VFW and the United Methodist Church of Englewood.

Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Peggy Kabel Davisson; sons: Douglas Eugene (wife Nicole) Davisson, Ontario, CA; Kevin Eugene Davisson of Mt. Pleasant, SC; granddaughter Bella Rose; sisters: Beverly Conard (husband Charlie) Port Charlotte, FL; Peggy Lou Tesch (husband Bob) Custer, SD; mother-in-law: Elinor Kabel, New Madison, OH; many other relatives and friends.

The Funeral Service for Gerald “Jerry” Davisson will be Saturday, May 8th 11:00 AM at the Bussard-Barnes-Vaniman Funeral Home, 311 N. Main St., Eldorado with Rev. George Sidwell officiating. Burial will follow at Greenmound Cemetery, New Madison with Military Honor Guard. Friends may call Friday, May 7th from 5:00 – 8:00 PM at the Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Englewood Fire Department or your local Fire Department.
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Friday, May 7, 2004

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bussard-Barnes-Vaniman Funeral Home

311 North Main Street, Eldorado, OH 45321

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