James Harold Davison Sr.

Funeral services for James Harold Davison Sr., 71, of Dawsonville, are scheduled for 6 p.m. EST Friday, May 17, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with Nathan Fisher, family friend, officiating.

Mr. Davison passed away on Monday, May 13, 2019, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Born Dec. 19, 1947, in Pekin, Illinois, he was the son of the late Harold and Margaret Davison. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Wanda Urish. James worked and retired from Caterpillar with 30-plus years of service. Mr. Davison was a member of the UAW Local 974. He loved hunting, fishing and watching Western movies all day long. James enjoyed sports and loved watching WWF Wrestling. He also enjoyed sitting in the garage and taking in the outdoors. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his loving wife, Juanita M. Davison of Dawsonville; daughter and son-in-law, Catherine and Glen Cole of Grand Ridge, Illinois; son and daughter-in-law, James H. Davison Jr. and Julie of Champaign, Illinois; stepson, Chad Dominick of Tucker; stepdaughter, Mischa Middleton of Dawsonville; sister and brother-in-law, Louise and Ron Rollings of Salem, Oregon; sister, Debbie Fuelberth of Pekin, Illinois; grandchildren, Thomas Davison, Claire Davison, Elise Davison, and Anna Davison; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. EST, prior to the service Friday, May 17, at the funeral home. A second funeral service is scheduled for 11 a.m. CST Saturday, May 25, at Haensel Funeral Home, 501 South Orchard St., Mackinaw, IL 61755.

The family will receive friends from 10-11 am CST, prior to the service Saturday, May 25, at Haensel Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. CST Saturday, May 25, at Green Valley Cemetery in Green Valley, Illinois.

Donations may be made to National Kidney Foundation, Finance Department, 30 E. 33rd St., New York, NY 10016.

Those wishing to express online condolences to the family may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, South Chapel, Baldwin, and Haensel Funeral Home, Mackinaw, Illinois.

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