Graveside services for John P. Davidson, 71, of
Caldwell, who died Monday, June 30, at a Boise hospital, will
be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the Hillcrest Memorial
The Rev. Joseph Housh of the First United Methodist
church, Nampa, will officiate, under the direction of the
Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa.
Mr. Davidson, a retired civil engineer, was born July
31, 1914, at Ellensburg, Wash., to Phillip A. and Norma
Morrison Davidson. He was reared and educated at Ellensburg.
After spending six years of active duty in the U.S. Army
during World War II, he was badly injured and retired a first
lieutenant. He later furthered his education at the
University of Oregon, graduating as an engineer, and worked
for a number of years in several states, and around the world
for the Morrison-Knudsen Co. He retired in 1981.
He was an avid golfer and fisherman, and loved the
He is survived by a stepsister, Margaret Brandt of
Ellensburg; three cousins, Phillip and Bentley Davidson, both
of Ellensburg, and Virginia Spiedel of Moses Lake, Wash.; a
second cousin, Bentley Kern of Ellensburg; and several nieces
He was preceded in death by a brother.