Lester B. Davidson Jr.

Lester B. Davidson Jr., 83, of Millstadt, IL., born Friday, February 13, 1925, in Clarkton, Mo., died Saturday, December 13, 2008 at his residence.

Mr. Davidson worked in the Meter Dept for Laclede Gas Co. He was a Coach for the Khoury League Teams in Cahokia, IL., and was a WWII Marine Veteran.

He is preceded in death by:

  • Parents: Lester B. & Grace nee Millhouse Davidson Sr.
  • 2nd Wife: Dimple Davidson
  • Son: Michael T. Davidson
  • Brothers: Clyde & Leonard Davidson
He is survived by:
  • 1st Wife: Gerlena Davidson Russom
  • Son: Jerry "Butch" Davidson of Belleville, Il,
  • Sisters: Vivian May & Ann Grant of Troy, Mo,
  • Grandchildren
    • Amber Taylor
    • Matthew Davidson and his fiance' Amanda Greathouse
  • Great Grandson: Lane Davidson
  • Former sister-in-law and great family friend: Terry (Michael) Harashe of East Carondelet, Il.
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Heartland Hospice.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4-8 P.M. Monday, December 15 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral:Funeral services will be held at 9:45a.m. Tuesday, December 16, 2008 at Kurrus Funeral Home with Rev. Stephen Willeford officiating. Interment will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.