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In Memory of

Simon Davidson

October 15, 1927 - June 12, 2017

Obituary


Simon "Si" Davidson, 89, passed away June12, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.

Si was born to Tena Stopnik and Joseph Davidson, the oldest of two children. He was raised on Wilson Ave (Margaret Place). He attended 4th Ward, Central School and Lake Charles High School. He graduated from Texas A&M in 1948 and completed his graduate studies at Columbia University. He married Corene Milstein in 1949. Si joined his father in the family business, Davidson Sash and Door Company (Davidson LA) and remained there until retirement. Si's love for his family, the...

Simon "Si" Davidson, 89, passed away June12, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.

Si was born to Tena Stopnik and Joseph Davidson, the oldest of two children. He was raised on Wilson Ave (Margaret Place). He attended 4th Ward, Central School and Lake Charles High School. He graduated from Texas A&M in 1948 and completed his graduate studies at Columbia University. He married Corene Milstein in 1949. Si joined his father in the family business, Davidson Sash and Door Company (Davidson LA) and remained there until retirement. Si's love for his family, the Lake Charles Community, including, Temple Sinai, his employees and customers, and Texas A&M brought him so much joy in his life.

He was an active Boy and Sea Scout with Troop 5 earning his Eagle Scout, Kiwanis Club of Lake Charles, SCORE mentoring for new business development, Christian and Jew's Association, Memorial Hospital and many more activities that went unknown by many. To honor his graduation from Texas A&M in 1948, the M.N. Davidson Foundation was formed. The Davidson Foundation continues today supporting scholarships at McNeese and Texas A&M. Other causes supported are Medical, Arts, Environment, Religion and Religious Freedom, including a strong focus on Anti-Hate efforts within the state and country.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Corene M. Davidson, children, Marc Davidson(Pattie) and their children, Aaron and Drew, Sandy Desadier (Ronnie) and their children, Tevya, Hydee, Kayla and Mindy, Kim Davidson-Ruby (Pete), Joel Davidson (Jan) and their children, Joseph and Gina, Jody Davidson (Paige), Judy Katz (Bruce) and their children, Ben and Sarah, eleven great grandchildren and growing, his sister, Sonya Harris (Richard).

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Temple Sinai.

Special thanks to, Nancy Holcomb, Delores Davidson, Karen Lominac, Karen F. Miller and Heart of Hospice.

A Memorial Service will be 12 noon, Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Temple Sinai, 713 Hodges, Lake Charles, LA. Celebration of Si's life will follow in Temple Sinai's Social Hall. A private graveside will be held prior to the memorial. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com