William Henry Davison

LISBON – William Henry Davison, 81, of South Green Street, died at 1:26 a.m. Friday at his home.

Born July 10, 1932, in Salineville, he was the son of the late Henry James and Pearl (Beadnell) Davison.

Mr. Davison worked as a machinist at the Turner Machine Company, then Electric Furnace, retiring in 2002. He was a member of the New Apostolic Church of Akron and served during peacetime in the Air Force.

Survivors include his children, Betty Davison, Gary Davison, Diane (Vincent) Funk, Patty Paulsen, Romey Putnam, Robin Beabout, Cindy (Chip) Wilson, Paulette (Jeff) Cox, Michelle (Scott) Hall and Kyle Davison; sisters, Helen Mae Beadle, Evelyn Manning and Doris Brown; 37 grandchildren; and many great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his three wives and his grandson.

A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home with his son-in-law, Priest Vincent Funk, officiating.

The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until the time of services Sunday at the funeral home.

The family also requests in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the New Apostolic Church Seniors Group, 4259 Karg Industial Parkway, Brimfield, Ohio 44240.

Friends may also view William’s memorial webpage and send condolences online at eells-leggett-stauffer.com.