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Benjamin Lee “Ben” Davidson, 71, Anderson

Benjamin Lee “Ben” Davidson, 71, of Anderson, went to be with the Lord on Friday, June 14, 2013, at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital.

He was born April 23, 1942 in Forbus, Tenn., to Ofel B. and Anna (Stinson) Davidson.

Ben was employed at General Motors as a master electrician for 30 years. He also owned and operated Davidson Electric. He served in the U.S. Army. Ben was a member of New Beginnings Free Will Baptist Church and Solar Masonic Lodge. He was a graduate of Frankton High School.

Ben is survived by his wife, Barbara (Jackson) Davidson of Anderson, whom he married Feb. 12, 1966, in Anderson; two children, Scott (Angi) Davidson and Amber (Bob) Peck; brother, Gary (Marty) Davidson of Brown County; three grandchildren, Tyler Davidson, Emily and Brian Pinckert, and Robbie Peck; brother-in-law, David Anthony and his daughter, Debbie Ramsey; nephews, Randy, Steven and Kenny Smith, Michael and Donovan Davidson; special niece, Tammy Laird; sister-in-law, Betty (Mark) Linseman; and brother-in-law, Jesse “Red” Allender.

He was preceded  in death by parents; and his sister, Dianna Anthony, who just recently passed.

Services were conducted Thursday, June 20 at Rozelle0Johnson Funeral Services with Pastors Gary Marcum and Brad Storm officiating. Burial was in East Maplewood Cemetery. The Veterans of Foreign Wars honor guard Post 266 conducted military rites at the cemetery. Visitation took place on Wednesday, June 19 at the funeral home.

 Memorial contributions can be given to New Beginnings Free Will Baptist Church Youth Group, 2717 S. Central Way, Anderson, IN 46011.

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