It is with great sadness that the family of Carl Frederick Davidson of Geary, NB, announce his passing on April 01, 2018 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital. Carl was born in Woodstock, NB on February 27, 1934 to the late William and Mabel (Thornton) Davidson.
He will be forever missed by his loving wife of 59 years Areta (Jarvis) Davidson; two sons, Greg (Wendy) and Richard (Heather); grandchildren, Spencer Lockhart and Kailey Davidson; his sister, Irene Keenan; brother-in-law, Hazen Carpenter; sister-in-law, Joyce Davidson; extended family, Bertrand Jarvis (Jeanette), Thelma Murdock, Lois Wilson (Dara), Robert Jarvis (Sheila); as well as several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Carl was predeceased by his brother, Orland Davidson; sisters, Reta Tapley (Bob), Iris Freeman (Earl) and Marcine Carpenter; sister-in-law, Estella Harvey (William) and brothers-in-law, Fred Keenan and Donald Murdock .
Carl’s two grandchildren were the love of his life and he had a special bond with them that only a grandfather could have. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and always had a good story to tell of his many adventures. Carl began his career working for his family's owned grocery store in Woodstock, NB. He moved to Oromocto to work for Steinberg’s grocery store and then the Oromocto Superstore.
A visitation will be held at the Oromocto Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 03, 2018 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. The funeral service will be held at the Oromocto Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, April 04, 2018 at 2pm with Rev. Wendy MacWilliams and Rev. Douglas Blaikie officiating. The interment will be held at the Geary French Lake Waterville Cemetery in the spring. Donations in Carl’s memory may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada or the donor’s choice.