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DONALD "DON" E. DAVIDSON

September 26, 1946 ~ August 18, 2021 (age 74)

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DONALD "DON" E. DAVIDSON

74,  of Neoga, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at the Kindred Hospital Peoria in Peoria, Illinois. He was born September 26, 1946 in Decatur, Illinois the son of Rex Loggans and Norma Jean (Nash) Davidson. Donald married Peggy Arlene Fryman November 8, 1969 in Neoga, Illinois.  He proudly served in the United States Navy and was retired from the Hostess Brands Company. Mr. Davidson was a Life Member of the Mattoon American Legion Post 88, and a Life Member of the Mattoon VFW Post 4325 both of Mattoon, Illinois.  Donald enjoyed camping, playing cards and spending time with his family and friends.  He leaves his wife, Peggy Davidson of Neoga, Illinois; sons, Eric Davidson (Jill) of Charleston, Illinois and Chad Davidson (Krista) of Tiffin, Iowa; five grandchildren, Emily Davidson, Timothy Davidson, Henry Davidson, Abigail Davidson and Charles Davidson; half sisters, Debbie Tucker of Montana, Pamela Cearlock (Larry) of Harristown, Illinois and Wanda Bridges (Jim) of Mattoon, Illinois; step sister, Wanda Brown (Paul) of Michigan; uncle, Alan Nash of Decatur, Illinois; sister in law, Patricia Miller and several nieces and nephews.  Mr. Davidson was preceded in death by his parents; adopted parents, Marion "Dave" and Edith Davidson; step brother, Gene Miller and nephew, Rick Miller. 
Memorials are suggested to the Mattoon American Legion Post 88 in Mattoon, Illinois.  

As per Don's wishes Cremation Rites will be accorded and a Celebration Of Life will be held at  11:00 AM Thursday August 26, 2021 in the Swengel - O'Dell Funeral Home in Neoga, Illinois. Visitation will be  Wednesday August 25, 2021 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the funeral home.  Burial will be in the Neoga Memorial Cemetery in Neoga, Illinois with Military Honors by the Mattoon V.F.W. Post 4325. 
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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
August 25, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Swengel-O'Dell Funeral Home, Inc.
520 Oak Avenue PO Box 339
Neoga, IL 62447

Celebration of Life
Thursday
August 26, 2021

11:00 AM
Swengel-O'Dell Funeral Home, Inc.
520 Oak Avenue PO Box 339
Neoga, IL 62447

Military Honors
Thursday
August 26, 2021

Neoga Memorial Cemetery
South Route 45
Neoga, IL 62447

Donations

Mattoon American Legion Post 88
Mattoon IL 61938

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