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William Lee “Bill” Davidson
Brenneman Funeral Home
Liberal, KS

William Lee “Bill” Davidson, 87, died Saturday April 20, 2013 at the Kansas Soldiers Nursing Home, Ft. Dodge , KS .

He was born March 3, 1926 at Oklahoma City , OK , to William Edmond and Mary Pauline (Roller) Davidson.

He attended Moore , OK high school but was drafted into the military before graduation. He later received his diploma while in the military.  He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy, serving during WW II from May 1944 – April 1946.

He had lived in Liberal since 1958, working for Doll Motor Co. for 9 yrs, American Motors for 2 yrs and Freightliner for 15 yrs.  In 1980, he started B&M Rebuilders and also worked as a bus driver for USD 480 until his retirement in 2007.  He was a member of Trinity Faith Church and of the American Legion Post #80.

On June 20, 1944, he married Mary Elizabeth Grisham in Oklahoma City , OK .  She died on Sept. 23, 2006.

He is survived by his

Son – Jimmy L Davidson and wife Patricia of Fritch , TX

Daughter – Debbie Schmitzer and husband Randy of Turpin , OK

Two Brothers – Don Davidson and wife Pat of Brenham , TX

                           Sam Davidson and wife Rowena of Norman, OK

Sister – Ann Melton and husband Fred of Houston, TX

9 Grandchildren – Brandie Reynolds and husband Dee; Josh Davidson and wife Jackie; Maranda Grimes and husband James; Shane Hammerschmidt and wife Crystal; Isabella Davidson; Angela Whitley and husband Brian; Julian Holt and wife Aja; Thomas Schmitzer and wife Ashley; and Heather McMillon and husband Justin.

21 Great-Grandchildren

He was preceded in death by Two Sons – Joseph and Johnny Lee Davidson, Brother – Robert Davidson, Daughter-in-law – Margaret Rosemary Davidson and Sister-in-law - Beverly Denwalt.


Funeral service will be 1:00 pm Wednesday, April 24th at Trinity Faith Church , Liberal, with Larry Young presiding.  Burial will follow at Restlawn Cemetery with military honors conducted by U.S. Navy Honor Guard and American Legion post # 80.

Visitation will be 9 am – 8 pm Tuesday with the family present from

6 – 8 pm to greet friends at Brenneman Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Kansas Soldiers Home at Ft. Dodge in care of Brenneman Funeral Home 1212 W. 2nd  Liberal , KS 67901 .

Condolences may be sent to the family at


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