Charles Davidson

Hamilton County

Charles "Freck" Davidson, 79, with his family who loved him so dearly at his side, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012.Born in Soddy-Daisy on Feb. 11, 1933, Freck was preceded in death by his parents, Addie and Jack Davidson; brother, Homer Davidson; and sisters, Florence Lewis and Evelyn Keith.He graduated from Soddy-Daisy High in 1951 and went on to work for DuPont for 25 years.Freck loved all people and lived his life to the fullest. He was always good for a smile, kind word, and often a funny story. He coached little league baseball and basketball throughout his son, Tobin's, youth. Upon retiring from Dupont in 1984, he began a new endeavor, taking care of needy children and feeding stray animals. He would often sell items at the flea market in order to buy presents for the children and food for the animals.Charles "Freck" Davidson dedicated his life to the Lord on Christmas Eve 2007. He was a member of North Hixson Church of God. He was an avid Bible reader and prayer warrior.Freck is survived by his wife, Wanda, of 57 years; son, Tobin Davidson; special daughter-in-law, Tina Davidson; granddaughters, Christin Shockley and Hayley Thompson; great-grandson, Wyatt Shockley, and several nieces and nephews.Mr. Davidson will be greatly missed by all who knew him.The family wishes to express their gratitude and appreciation to Memorial Home Health Care and Hospice of Chattanooga, and Drs. Gould and Bahdra for their compassion and care.The funeral service will be 3 pm. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Rick Smith and Rev. Calvin Nunley officiating.Interment will follow the service at Dividing Ridge Church of God cemetery.The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. today.Condolences and memories may be shared at are by Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.

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