George H. Davidson

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George Harrison Davidson, 81, of Pollock, and a native of LaSalle Parish, passed from this life on Monday, March 18, 2019, at the Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria.

He was born November 19, 1937 at Zenoria to the union of his parents, Thomas J. and Ellie Hudson Davidson.

George grew up in the Little Creek and Zenoria communities of LaSalle Parish.

He received his bachelor’s degree from Louisiana College and his master’s degree from LSU. He retired from Grant Parish Schools having spent 30 years at Pollock School as teacher, assistant principal and principal. He worked at Camp Windywood in the summers from 1960-1969 caring for the horses and teaching horseback riding.

He loved hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with family and friends, country music and cheering for the LSU Tigers. He was a member of Pollock United Methodist Church where he served in many areas and loved his church family.

Services were held at 11 a.m., Thursday, March 21, at Pollock United Methodist Church with Rev. Eddie Carpenter officiating.

Interment followed in the Pollock Cemetery under direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Pineville.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Thomas Alton Davidson; and sister Sylvia Lott Buckley.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 55 years, Fanelle Peach Davidson of Pollock; daughters, Dawn Davidson Spencer and husband Tom, and Deidra Davidson Savoy and husband Wayne; grandchildren, Georgia, Deidra and Emma Moran, Brittany and Catherine Spencer, Ellie and Baron Savoy.

Pallbearers were Daryl Stepp, Bill Crump, Tim Moran, Mike Slaughter, Matt Elkins, Rafferd Lott, Blain Houston and Sloan Houston.

Honorary pallbearers were Rodney Houston, Paul Smith, Carroll Kent, and the men of the Pollock United Methodist Church.

Memorials may be made to the Pollock United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 418, Pollock, LA 71467; or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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