Charles Earl Davidson, 79, of Sycamore died Thursday, January 2, 2014 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford.
He was born November 17, 1934 in Washington, IL. The son of Charles E. and Ruth A. (Plater) Davidson. He married Linda Siebrasse on April 4, 2004.
Charles was a retired veteran of the U. S. Navy. He served in the military for 20 years and was an electrician in the Navy. After his discharge, he continued his profession as an electrician in the mines of Wyoming.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Davidson of Sycamore; one daughter, Carla Ruth (Larry) Myatt of Willow Springs, NC; one sister, Louella (Paul) Smith of Decatur; one nephew, Mark (Brenda) Smith of Decatur and one niece, Carla Schowalter of Kansas.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.
A memorial service will be on Wednesday, January 8th at Noon at the Butala Funeral Home and Crematory in Sycamore, with Rev. Melissa Meyers officiating. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 11:00-12:00 at the Funeral Home.
Memorials for Charles Davidson can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project ( for wounded veterans), in care of the Butala Funeral Home and Crematory, 1405 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore, IL 60178.
For info or to sign the online guest book, go to www.ButalaFuneralHomes.com or call 815-895-2833.