Thomas Lee Davidson was born Jan. 23, 1953, in Sioux City, the son of Marshall and Canice (Calhoun) Davidson. The family moved to Moville where Tom was raised and received his education, graduating from Woodbury Central High School in 1971.
Tom was a truck driver for the majority of his working life. For the last 14 years he drove for Conway-Central Express. During these years he also owned and operated Davidson Oil Co. in Moville.
On Oct. 28, 1989, Tom and Julie (Schweitzberger) Wahlberg were united in marriage at Trinity Lutheran Church in Moville.
Tom enjoyed anything that dealt with the outdoors. He did all types of hunting, camping and boating. He also restored classic cars. His greatest love was his family. He took great joy in following the activities of his children.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Julie of Moville; mother, Canice Davidson of the Kingsley Nursing and Rehab. Center; five sons, Toby (Sherry) Davidson of San Diego, Calif., Nick (fiancée Liz Scheuring) Wahlberg of Moville, Josh (Sadie) Wahlberg of Rapid City, S.D., Tate Davidson and Teren Davidson, at home in Moville; two daughters, Dani Jo Davidson of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Jade Davidson at home in Moville; four grandchildren Brylie Davidson, Lux and Kane Wahlberg and Triston Lewis; seven brothers Ron (Dianne) Davidson, George (Lisa) Davidson. both of Sioux City, Gary Davidson of Burkburnett, Texas, Kelly Davidson of Sioux City, Cory (Peggy) Davidson of Lawton, Dan (Cindy) Davidson of Moville, and Mike (Julie) Davidson of Ankeny; a sister, Trudy (Jerry) Bader of Moville; mother-in-law Minnetta Schweitzberger of Kingsley; sisters-in-law Roxann (Stan) Haugen of Moville, Rhonda (Gregg) Roepke of Kingsley, and Marlene (Dale) Hughes of Lawton; a brother-in-law Mark (Laurie) Schweitzberger of Kingsley; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Marshall; grandparents Paul and Margaret Calhoun and George and Nancy Davidson; father-in-law Kenneth Schweitzberger; and a nephew Dustin Nitzschke.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Moville. The Rev. Barb Spaulding will officiate. Burial will follow at Arlington Township Cemetery in Moville. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. today (Tuesday) at Trinity Lutheran Church in Moville. The family will be present from 5-7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the funeral on Wednesday.
Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com.