Kenneth D. Davison Jr., 85, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2018, at the Galesburg Cottage Hospital in Galesburg, Illinois.
Friends and family may gather in remembrance of Kenneth on Thursday, April 5, 2018, from 5 to 7 P.M. at the Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa. Cremation rites have been accorded and burial will be at a later date.
Kenneth Dean Davison Jr. was born on February 10, 1933 in Lebanon, Missouri to Kenneth and Thelma (Beagle) Davison. He was a 1950 graduate of Maquoketa High School and then served his country in the U.S. Army receiving an honorable discharge. He married Margaret Kay Burmahl on September 16, 1956 in Maquoketa, Iowa. To this union three children were born: Daryl, Kathleen and Darby.
Kenneth was a lifetime farmer in the Maquoketa area and had worked as an inspector at Clinton Engines in Maquoketa for over 25 years.
Kenneth enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and mushrooming.
Those left to honor his memory include his children, Daryl Davison of Maquoketa, IA, Kathleen (Bill Marousis) Stoll of Maquoketa, IA, and Darby (Teresa) Davison of Maquoketa, IA; 5 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren; and brothers, Richard "Dick" (Karen) Davison of Maquoketa, IA, and William "Bill" Davison of Maquoketa, IA. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Margaret on January 28, 2004, a sister Mary Davison, and a brother John "Jack" Davison.
Online condolences may be left at www.CarsonAndSon.com.
Sorry for your loss to his children and his family who most are my neighbors since I grew up on this family farm
Kathy and family, Our sympathy is with you, may God comfort you during this difficult time.
Bob & Claudia Bisinger
So sorry for your family's loss. Many prayers
Kenneth Davison Jr Video Tribute from Carson Celebration Life Center on Vimeo.
Our deepest sympathy to the Davison family.
Kathy & family-Know we are sharing the pain of your loss and keeping you in thought and prayer. With our sincere sympathy, Sue & Mike Van Buer
We're so very sorry for your loss. Please except our sincere sympathy, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Bob and Joanie Head
My deepest Sympathy to his family
So sorry for your loss, sending hugs and prayers
Daryl, Kathy & Darby,
Our sympathy and thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Rest in Peace Kenneth!
Thoughts and prayers to the family!!
R.I.P. Mr. Davison.
Our condolences to his children Kathy, Daryl, Darby & the Davison Family. 😇
Have not seen Ken for years, grew up with him in country school and high school. Played together as kids. Lived next to him and his family in the country. Great guy. Condolences to all of his family.
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