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Myles Anthony Davidson


Sunrise: June 20, 1941

Sunset: November 23, 2018

A life we love came to a Close Friday, November 23, 2018.  He was born June 20, 1941 in Gaffney, South Carolina.  At an early age Myles was baptized and became a member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church.   Myles known as “Mickey” received his formal education from Norfolk Public School system, graduating from Booker T. Washington High School and earned his Bachelor’s degree from Norfolk State College.  After years if employment at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard he retired and became self-employed.

He is predeceased by both parents and two brothers.  He is survived by his wife Gladys Davidson; a step-son Barry Speller, nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.  The family and friends that are left behind do miss him, but are aided by much prayer and support.

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    Leonard and Earlene Greene says

    The Leonard and Earlene Greene, send our sympathy on the passing of Mickey. God knows best.

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    Lana Pressley says

    The Pressley Family would like to send their deepest sympathy ad sincere condolences to the family and relatives. We will miss him tremendously. We are praying for your comfort.

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    CB Lee says

    Mickey will be solely miss. Miss his infectious smile. We send our deepest sympathies.

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    JiLL M. Davidson says

    I will miss my Uncle Mickey very much. Love, his niece JiLL M. Davidson

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    Aunt Terriza and Family says

    Deeply saddened by our sudden loss of Mickey. His presence will be missed but his spirit will be with us from ever lasting to ever lasting with all its special joys.

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    Janice McClintock says

    With deep sadness my neighbor will surely be missed. His presence and Spicy Spirit will always be part of the neighborhood for me. Who’s going to trap Critters in my backyard!! Thank you God for allowing Myles Davison to be my Neighbor for the last 24 years. My Deepest Sympathy to the Davidson Family with loving thoughts to comfort you at this time.

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    Joshua Rout says

    Mr. Myles…. you have been a true blessing to me and my family.. you have shared, showed, helped, taught me so many things. The time we have spent together whether at the bowling alley, on a bus (to have a good time) or on the porch is time I cnt forget. I thank you for being there with and for me. You will truly be missed. Love you man!!

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    Penny Rout says

    Mr. Myles….. I thank you.. I thank you for coming into our lives. I thank you for the mark you made in my sons heart.. it was a shock that you left us.. but you had to leave. People are put in your lives for reasons (and you carried many reasons). The impact you made on my sons life is awesome (and again I say thank you). That heart of yours was a heart of gold! A heart of generosity! A heart of knowledge! You have been loved by so many! You have touched so many!! Wow!! Soar high look low and just know—- you will truly be missed. Rest on Mr. Myles

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    Helma Hawkins German says

    Extend my deepest sympathy to the family of classmate Myles “Micky” Davidson. Micky was and always showed himself to be a good and faithful man. I enjoyed being with him in class meetings and outings. His personality was very engaging and he always knew the right thing to say. May your memories give you strength, peace and comfort during these trying times.

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    Annie R. Perry 2828 Bickle Street says

    Annie R. Perry (Gilliam)

    See you later to a brother by another mother the late Mrs. J. Davidson. Mickey was such a childish boy with a kind heart and love for every one. Those Liberty Park days will always be great memories of a unique neighbor hood. Fair Ye Well My Friend of over seventy years.

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    Corliss Dreher says

    I will miss yet tge third Big brother I have had. Rest on Mickey, kiss the family for me.

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