Surviving him at home is his wife, Nancy Schmidbauer Davidson, whom he married on February 23, 1957.
One daughter, Trudy Davidson Allen, and her husband, Mark, of Smithfield, VA, survives as well as three sons: Robert J. Davidson and his wife, Lucy, of East Liverpool, Rick Davidson and his wife, Stephanie, of Calcutta, and Jamie Davidson and his wife, Jennifer, of East Liverpool.
Jim is also survived by his nine grandchildren: Manny, Nancy, Justin, Andrew, Graham, Whittni, Emily, Isaac and Drew, and one great-granddaughter, Rylie Marie.
One sister, Karen Reed and her husband, Tim, of Wellsville, also survives.
Preceding him in death was one sister, Dolores Taylor.

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