James R. Davidson age 83 of Arlington Heights formerly of Mt. Prospect. Beloved husband of Carole L. Davidson nee Born; loving father of Deborah (Lawrence) Studebaker, Ross (Sharon) Davidson, Nancy (Howard) Ansorge and Carl Davidson; cherished grandfather of Kimberly Davidson, Emily (Jason) Geddes, Carole (Joshua) Wenell, Amanda (Evan) Sheppard, David Studebaker, Katherine (Steven) Jacobs and James (Serina) Davidson; great grandfather of Ross Jacobs and Livv Davidson; dear brother of Lois Omdahl; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.

James worked for AT&T for 33 years. He was a Telephone Pioneer for 19 Years. Volunteer for 10 years at Northwest Community Hospital.

James also was involved with The Boy Scouts and Community Presbyterian Church.

Memorial Service Monday July 16, 11:00 a.m. at Community Presbyterian Church 407 N. Main St., Mt. Prospect, IL 60056.

Interment private.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Community Presbyterian Church Peace Garden or American Heart Association, 208 S. LaSalle St., Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60604.