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Rev. Earl G. Davidson, age 95, of Nancy, KY, went to be with the Lord on October 7, 2016. He was born August 7, 1921 in Clay County, KY to Henry and Barbara Davidson.
Earl is survived by Edith Martin Davidson, his loving wife of 68 years. He is also survived by his nine children: Brenda and (Ron) Jenkens of Somerset, KY, Glenn and (Brenda) Davidson of Flag Pond, TN, Wanda and (Randy) Wheeley of Lafayette, TN, Virginia and (Ronnie) McKinney of Mt. Vernon, KY, Bruce and (Margaret) Davidson of Manchester, KY, Doug and (Elinor) Davidson of Manchester, KY, Linda and (Odus) Morgan of Nancy, KY, Judy McClendon of Monticello, KY, Debbie and (Jerry) McKinney of Lexington, KY, along with sixteen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.
Earl had been a Pastor for 48 years in churches in Clay, Leslie, Rockcastle and Pulaski counties, with the most recent being Piney Grove Baptist #2 and Fishing Creek Baptist. He was a member of Piney Grove Baptist #2. Soon after graduating from Oneida Baptist Institute, Oneida, KY in 1942 he joined the US Army and served in France and Germany, including the Battle of the Bulge during WWII.
Visitation will be after 1:00 p.m. on Sunday October 9, 2016 at Southern Oaks Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Services will be held at 5:00 p.m. following visitation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gideon’s International. Burial will take place in Mill Springs National Cemetery with full Military Honors conducted by American Legion Post #38 Honor Guard on Monday October 10, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.