Earl Davidson Birthday


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Posted Online: Jan. 23, 2013, 1:05 pm
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Earl Dee Davidson, Moline, will be honored at an open house on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, in observance of his 80th birthday. Relatives and friends are invited to attend from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Moline VFW, 1721 7th St. No gifts, please, but a shared memory would be treasured. Send them to his home address, 4624 55th Ave., Moline, IL 61265.
Earl Dee was born Feb. 1, 1933. He married his high-school sweetheart, Nora Mitchell, on Aug. 1, 1953. She died in 1995. He married Bev Hartman in 2009.
His children are Dan (Dianne) Davidson, LaGrange, Ga.; Kathy (Mike) Vogel, East Moline; Randy Davidson and Nancy DeBo, East Moline. He has 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and one stepgreat-grandchild.
He retired from the Rock Island Arsenal in 1988 after 38 years.












 



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