Richard W. Davidson, 84, of Evergreen Park, died April 22.
Funeral services were held April 30 from McGann and Son Funeral Home to St. Mary Cemetery. A celebration of life memorial service will be held May 15 at New Hope Church in Alsip. The service will include a live stream for remote viewing.
He is survived by his wife, Helen; his children, Darlene (Ed), Janet and John (Mary Jane); his grandchildren, Kevin, Billy and Olivia; his siblings, Judy (Ray) and Bob; and many nieces and nephews.
Davidson graduated from Chicago Vocational High School (1956). He served six years in the United States Coast Guard from 1956-1962 of which he was proud. He worked at Commonwealth Edison for over 30 years where he was a highly valued colleague until his retirement in 1994.
Davidson faithfully served in various ministries at church, including usher, education superintendent, building maintenance manager, Sunday school teacher, deacon and elder, all of which he greatly enjoyed.