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Joseph "Joe" Ellis Davidson

October 27, 2016

Passed away on October 27, 2016 at the age of 89. Beloved husband of the late Joan (nee Leppert). Caring father to Blair and Eric (Penny). Predeceased by his parents Francis (Frank) and Nora (nee Hurlbut) Davidson and by his siblings Clinton, Albert, Bruce, Lois, Melville, Jesse, George, Ernest, Grace, Lorne, Elsie, and Fred.  Born in Owen Sound and raised on the family farm in Kemble, Joe spent many years working on lake boats, including a harrowing night on Lake Ontario during Hurricane Hazel in 1954. An avid electronics and computer buff, he worked for 20 years in the engineering department at the Owen Sound Hospital until his retirement in 1992. A long-time resident of St. Francis Place, Joe could often be found in the midst of a card game or assembling a puzzle.

 A memorial service will be held will be held at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home, 241 9th Street West, Owen Sound, 519-376-2326 on Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 at 11:00am.  Interment Greenwood Cemetery.

The family would like to express a sincere thank you to the VON Grey Bruce for their care and compassion.  Memorial donations to the VON Grey Bruce would be appreciated by the family.

Charitable donations may be made to:

VON Grey Bruce
PO Box 969, 1280 20th St East, Owen Sound ON N4K6H6
Tel: 1-519-376-5895

 Service Information

Memorial Service
November 1, 2016

11:00 AM
Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home
241 Ninth Street West
Owen Sound, ON N4K 3N7

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