James "Jim" Davison '54
April 4, 2017 9:24 AM
updated: April 4, 2017 9:27 AM
Published online on April 3, 2017 courtesy of Claire Brothers Funeral Home .
James L. "Jim" Davison (1931 - 2017)
James L. Davison (Jim), age 86, went to be with his Lord and Savior on March 29, 2017.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Helen, a sister, Mary Lynn DeShazo and husband Charles, two children: Ben Davison and wife Sandra, and Ann Sattler and husband Scott. He also leaves behind five grandchildren, Austin Davison, Carter Davison, Parker Davison,
Chloe Sattler, and Hank Sattler.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Fairy Davison; his daughter, DeAnne Davison; and his brother, Tollie Davison.
Jim is a veteran of the Korean War. He grew up in Carthage, Texas, the youngest son of Lloyd and Fairy Davison. Jim graduated from Texas A&M University in 1954. He then started his 35-year career with Sun Oil in Dallas, Texas. Jim was a charter member of Prestonwood
Baptist Church in Dallas. In 2006, Jim and Helen left Dallas and moved to The Woodlands, Texas, where they became active members of their retirement community and Crossroads Baptist Church.
Services will be held on Monday, April 10, at 11:00 am at Crossroads Baptist Church with viewing prior to the service at 10:00 am. He will be interred at Houston National Cemetery at 2:15 pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Crossroads Baptist Church's Building Fund.
To Donate online: Crossroads Baptist Church Giving Fund
To Donate via mail: Crossroads Baptist Church, 5000 College Park Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77384; indicate Building Fund – James Davison in remarks.
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Claire Brothers Funeral Home, 7901 Hillcroft Street, Houston, Texas 77081.