Mr. Thomas R. “Duck” Davidson, age 91, a namesake resident of Duck Creek, Bathtub and Waterford Place, Washington died at his residence, Wednesday early morning, August 4, 2021.
Graveside products and services will be held Saturday afternoon, August 7, 2021 at 3:00 PM at Oakdale Cemetery. Having used 91 years, dispensing knowledge in all kinds of formats, own sentiments and existence reflections from about the earlier 50 a long time of them, will be memorialized by his son-in-law, Ty Carter.
Just after returning household, from energetic company and as a veteran from the US Army, serving his state in the Korean War in 1953 Davidson was married in Beaufort County, on April 1, 1961 to the former Naomi Faye Anderson exactly where they started out their lifetime together. As an equipment repairman and paying out well about 15 many years working for area appliance organizations these as Mallison’s Appliance Retail outlet, Heilig- Myers Furniture and Tru-Benefit Components, his longest expression and most fulfilling profession was with Alligood-Owens LP Gasoline, whom he represented for his past 12 to 15 a long time as a corporate perform horse, he has very a lot been in or less than most each and every home in the larger Beaufort Co., Pamlico Co. area. At the time the box appliance merchants pale out of brick-and-mortar organization he made the decision to appreciate the previous 30 a long time of his remaining working job operating for himself. He was the President and CEO of “Duck’s Restore Service”, and he gave the Maytag fix man, a minimal organization. He also served together the nearby marketplace colleague greats, this kind of as Mr. Horace Mayo of Mayo Television and Appliance and Mr. Ralph Slade, General Equipment Fix. Even though appliances produced back again in the 50s to the 80s are not the exact same types created right now that technology believed in conserving what you experienced by using repair service and not just throwing out and replacing. Duck also experienced a very “green thumb” when it arrived to raising veggies from his have personal yard he had the enate talent to increase some of the most effective tomatoes, cucumbers and the special pepper crops, that were being incredibly hot ample to scorch paint… but he cherished them and liked sharing the fruits of his labors with his spouse and children and mates.
Although early on in his marriage, Duck and Faye experienced two beautiful women, who endure. Very first daughter, Susan A. Nichols and husband Mike Nichols, and their two sons, Hunter M. Nichols and Logan T. Nichols. Second daughter, Shannon D. Carter and her husband, Thomas M. “Ty” Carter all from Washington and their son, Joshua Thomas Carter and his wife Lisa Simorelli Carter of Raleigh. Davidson’s wife of 40 decades, N. Faye Davidson, preceded him in death on Sept 15, 2001. Duck was the very last of a generational spouse and children, that he shared with his brothers and sister, all of who preceded him in dying, Alvin Davidson (VA), Leon Davidson, Walter (Buddy) Davidson, Mazel (H.C.) Bowen. Davidson’s 50 %-brothers, William Henry Harris (Newport Information, VA) and David Richard Harris (Washington) endure as perfectly.
As a 4-time most cancers survivor and longtime advocate for the Beaufort County Chapter of Relay for Lifetime, the loved ones humbly requests that ALL floral contributions be redirected to an equal economic memorial reward to the Beaufort County Relay for Existence, PO Box 2708, Washington, NC 27889.
The loved ones will be getting buddies Friday night (August 6, 2021) at Paul Funeral Home in Washington from 6:00 to 8:00 PM and other situations at the household of his daughter, Susan and Mike Nichols, 1277 Mill Street, Washington, NC 27889.
The subsequent had been asked to provide as pallbearers: William Chrismon, Gary Chrismon, R. Laverne Mayo, Joshua T. Carter, Hunter M. Nichols and Logan T. Nichols.
There will be a representative member from the US Armed service that will be presenting reside taps, as a public and previous thanks for serving in the armed service.
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