James (“Jim”) Edward Davidson, III, 50, of Waupaca, WI, passed away after an extended illness on Monday, August 24th, 2015 at ThedaCare Riverside Medical Center, Waupaca, Wisconsin.
Jim was born in Waupun, Wisconsin on October 28, 1964, son of the late James Edward Davidson, II and Susan Ellen (Kirkpatrick) Dobson. On October 19, 1991, James was united in marriage to Dena Beekman. Jim worked in construction at Waupaca Foundry in Waupaca, WI until he was forced into early retirement due to his illness. Jim enjoyed hunting, fishing, and Men’s Pool League, and was also an avid Packers fan.
In addition to his wife, Jim is survived by his daughters, Taylor Davidson, Waupaca, WI and Macie Davidson, Waupaca, WI; step-father and mother, Roland and Susan (Kirkpatrick) Dobson, Phoenix, AZ; step-mother, Karen Davidson, Sturgeon Bay, WI; brother, Mike (Kim) Davidson, Phoenix, AZ; sister, Amy (Bill) Risley, Scottsdale, AZ; mother-in-law, Jan Beekman, Waupaca, WI; sister-in-law, Deb (Bill) Sotka, Waupaca, WI; brother-in-law, Dave (Jackie) Beekman, Waupaca, WI; sister-in-law, Dawn (Brad) Rosicky, Waupaca, WI; and brother-in-law, Derek Beekman, Waupaca, WI. He was preceded in death by his father, Jay Davidson; father-in-law, Bernie Beekman; brother, Chip Struck; and daughter, Amanda Davidson. Jim is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 28, 2015 at Holly Funeral Home, 526 S. Main St., Waupaca. Relatives and friends may visit the family for visitation on Thursday, August 27, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home, and again on Friday, August 28, 2015 at the funeral home, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Walleye For Kids.