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Obituary for Harley Webster Davison

Harley Webster Davison died at the age of 80, on April 14. 2023 after living with dementia for 13 years. Harley was born on Oct 7, 1942, to Alpha & Mary (Garber) Davison in Anderson County Kansas.

He was raised on the family farm and worked there until he married Mildred (Wray) on July 9, 1961. To this union, was born 5 living children. Harley worked at several jobs in Kansas as a local truck driver.

In 1963 he moved his family to Oregon where he worked a few different jobs. until he secured a full-time position at Willamette Industries and remained for 32 years. Harley retired in 2008 and enjoyed his grandchildren, gardening and extended family, along with vacations, until he could no longer.

His wife, along with other loving members, cared for him diligently until he moved to Blue Haven Memory Care on Feb. 13, 2023. After a bout with covid, he developed pulmonary embolisms and was unable to recover.

Harley became a born-again believer in January of 1960 and will forever be remembered as a kindhearted and compassionate soul. He was a humble man and established a Christ like example of a man who didn’t "think of himself more highly than he ought." Romans 12:3.

All of his caregivers have testified to his gratefulness, even when he experienced great pain, as he would gently kiss and pat their hands.

Harley is survived by his wife Mildred (Wray) Davison, sons Dwight (Vicky), Aaron and Denton, daughters, Janice Bowman and Cheryl Morris, brother Dale (Deanna) sisters Marietta (Don) Pegg, Sherda Garber, nineteen grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Harley was preceded in death by one still born daughter (Angel), parents Alpha and Mary, sister Gloria and brother-in-law Jerry Bennett, and brother-in-law Thomas Garber, and two grandchildren.

There will be a viewing on Thursday April 20, 2023 from 2 until 8 PM at the Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, April 21st at 12:00PM at the Evangelical Bible Church in Dallas. Interment will be private at the Salt Creek Cemetery. Assisting the family is Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center.