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Ralph Emerson Davidson

December 21, 1931 ~ February 29, 2024 (age 92) 92 Years Old
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Ralph Davidson Obituary

Ralph Emerson Davidson, age 92 of Pemberton, passed away February 29, 2024, at Landings Sidney. He was born December 21, 1931, in Pemberton to the late Clarence and Edith (Coil) Davidson.  He married Janice Marie (Dowden) Davidson on March 3, 1956 and she preceded him in death on September 6, 2019.

Left behind to cherish his memory are the following: children: Bruce Davidson of Pemberton, Mark L. (Ginger Ann) Davidson of Sidney and Kelly (Alan) Michael of Anna; seven grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; and one great grandchild.  In addition to his parents and wife, Ralph was preceded in death by siblings: Charles Davidson, Lilian Cook, June Meyers, Mary Jane Rose, Opal Shortridge and Judy Jackson.

Ralph was an active member of Pemberton Methodist Church, where he was a Sunday school teacher.  He proudly served his country as a member of the US Marine Corp during the Korean war.  He was a member of the Sidney American Legion Post 217.  Ralph enjoyed fishing, playing cards and feeding the birds and squirrels.  He lived in Pemberton for over 90 years.

Graveside services will be held at Cedar Point Cemetery in Pasco on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Don Burley officiating with full military honors provided by the US Marine Corps and Shelby County Veterans Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pemberton Methodist Church or Wilson Hospice. Arrangements for the Davidson family are in the care of Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney.  Condolences may be expressed online at

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Graveside Service
March 5, 2024

11:00 AM
Cedar Point Cemetery
St. Rt. 29
Pasco, OH 45365


Pemberton Methodist Church
6541 Main Street, Pemberton OH 45353

Wilson Health Hospice
1081 Fairington Avenue, Sidney OH 45365


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