Davidson, Jr., Paul Joseph
Paul Joseph Davidson Jr., 68, of Moneta, Virginia, passed away suddenly on February 5th, 2023. Paul lived life to the fullest with his wife, Laura. They would have celebrated their 25th Anniversary in March. He will be forever remembered as a kind, joyful man who loved his family and friends. He had a generous spirit, endless patience, and the uncanny ability to evoke laughter in nearly any situation.
He is survived by a large and loving blended family including children, Jessica Kelley, husband Ian, daughter Miriam; Joe Davidson, wife Michelle, their children Joseph, Micah, Josiah and Everly Joy; Stephen Davidson, wife Hope, their children Aiden and Meredith; JD Tyree, wife Kacey, and daughter Aria; Logan Turner, and wife Hayley, He is also survived by Betty Davidson, the mother of their children; his sister Carol Regan and husband Mike, and niece Heather; his brother-in-law Joe Pugh and niece Dana; nephews Justin and Brandon; and his mother-in-law, Janice Pugh. He was preceded by his parents, Paul Joseph Davidson, Sr. and Irene Davidson; his father-in-law Joseph Pugh, Sr.; and grandson Henry Kelley.
Paul was born in Houston, Texas. When he was four years old, the family moved to Norfolk, Virginia. He graduated from Norfolk Academy in 1973. Paul graduated from VA Tech in1978 and did his Master’s work in Accounting and Information Technology. He retired from GA Pacific in Atlanta as the Director of Analysis in 2022. While living in Blacksburg, he fell in love with the mountains, and made the Blue Ridge area his home.
A Celebration of Life service will be held in honor of Paul and his family on Sunday, February 12th, 2023 at 2:00 pm ET at Dwelling Place Christian Fellowship (3325 N. Franklin Street, Christiansburg, VA, 24073). The family requests that in lieu of gifts or flowers, a donation be made to a local animal shelter in honor of Paul and his beloved pups Evey and Milo.