Billy Ray Davidson

September 9, 1939 ~ September 22, 2021 (age 82)

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Mr. Billy Ray Davidson, 82, of Linden passed away Wednesday September 22, 2021 at his home. He was born in Culleoka to the late Merritt S. Davidson and Annie Mae Martin Davidson.  Mr. Davidson was a United States Air Force Veteran. He was a retired Over the Road Truck driver for Davidson Trucking which he was the owner/operator. He had also worked at Stauffer Chemical in the Maintenance Department and at Marblehead Lime as a Heavy Equipment Operator. Billy Ray loved fishing, hunting, NFL and NASCAR. He was an accomplished marksman and enjoyed making knives. Billy Ray loved all animals and rescued many dogs over the years. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by sisters Brenda Joyce Davidson and Linda Fay Woodard and brothers James and Larry Davidson.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years Fay Davidson, a daughter Dana Davidson of Linden, a son Dale (Sherry) Davidson of Spring Hill, grandchildren Christi (Mark) Deloy and Robyn Knowles both of Columbia, a great-granddaughter Hailey Smith, brothers Bobby Joe Davidson of Woodlawn, Tn and Gary Davidson of Romulus, MI, several nieces and nephews and a host of other loving family members, "Adopted" children Mary Hood, Tena Shawl, Leigh Anderson, Little Bobby Loggins, Jason Webb and Michael Duvall, and many friends.

Cremation will take place after Visitation.


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September 25, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Young Funeral Home
25 Buffalo River Heights Road
Linden, TN 37096

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