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Darvin Taylor Davidson

September 9, 1929 - June 12, 2019

COLERAIN, NC – Darvin Taylor Davidson, age 89, passed away on June 12, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. Davidson was born in Bertie County, NC, on September 9, 1929, a son of the late Herman Earl and Ruby Taylor Davidson. Darvin was a faithful, lifetime member of Mars Hill Baptist Church, where he served his church in many capacities over the years.  He had many hobbies, but he most enjoyed raising, catching, and cooking catfish.  Darvin enjoyed sharing his catch with friends and neighbors and teaching them how to filet.  He was a hard-working farmer and a loving family man, who in the words of his children ” was the best Dad ever”.

Besides his parents, Darvin was preceded in death by a son, Wynn Davidson and granddaughter Sarah Peede.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife, Clara Brantley Davidson, three sons, Glenn Davidson and wife, Vicki, Joey Davidson and wife, Becky,  and Ernie Davidson and wife Ruth, all of Colerain, NC; two daughters, Karen D. Peede and husband, Anthony of Ahoskie, NC, and Audrey D. Blowe and husband, Doug of Colerain, NC; eight grandsons, Jason Davidson, Kevin Davidson, William Davidson, Buddy Davidson, Will Davidson, David Peede, Ben Blowe, and Cameron Blowe; two granddaughters, Leeann Lloyd, and Stephanie Peede; and a brother, Herman Earl Davidson and wife, Margaret of Colerain, NC, and nine great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Friday, June 14, 2019, from 7:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC, and other times at the home.

A celebration of life graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at 11:00 am, at the Highland Memorial Gardens, Ahoskie, NC, with Rev. Al Hughson and Rev. Channon Brinkley, officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made directly to Home Health & Hospice Care, 521 W. Myers St., Ahoskie, NC, 27910; or you may donate online by clicking here.

The Davidson family would like to give a special “thank you” to Vidant Home Health & Hospice, Darvin’s hospice nurse, Melinda White, and Dr. Charles Sawyer for their kind and compassionate care during this difficult time.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Davidson family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, June 14, 2019

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie

205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910

Service Information

Date: Saturday, June 15, 2019

Time: 11:00 am


Highland Memorial Gardens

US 13 South, 109 Ward Road
Ahoskie, NC 27910

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