Robert C. Davidson, Jr., “Bob”, 89, of Amarillo was called home to be with his Lord and Savior on April 12, 2019.
Visitation will be held from 6:30-7:30 p.m., Sunday, April 21, 2019 at Schooler Funeral Home Brentwood Chapel, 4100 S. Georgia St. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, April 22, 2019 at Paramount Baptist Church, 3801 S. Western St., Amarillo. Burial will be private. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home.
Bob leaves a legacy of a love for Jesus, a kind heart, a giving spirit and a love of family.
He was born July 15, 1929 in McLean, Texas, to Nellie Sims and Robert C. Davidson, Sr, “Chief.” He had two older sisters, Bobby Nell and Nita. Bob went to Wayland Baptist University and then on to Texas Tech where he received an electrical engineering degree. He met and married Edna Morgan.
Bob worked for Southwestern Public Service (SPS) and was an active member of Paramount Baptist Church in Amarillo. He was a Sunday School teacher, sang in the choir and was a deacon. He later was very active in missions and the Gideon Ministry.
Bob and his wife Edna went on mission trips to Chile, Brazil, Ecuador and Belarus and took several of their grandchildren on these trips. He loved to serve and share the message of Jesus locally and internationally.
Bob is preceded in death by his wife and parents.
Bob is survived by his three daughters; Shirley Sutton (Chris), Laura Rinehart (Mark), Karen Carlile (David); seven grandchildren; Aaron Sutton (Emily), Andrew Sutton (Lauren), Amber Davenport (Chad), Audra Cantrell (Lance), Katarina Rinehart, Kaitlin Timmermann (Rob), Abbey Asp (Brian); and nine great grandchildren.
The family requests that memorial gifts be made to Gideon International Ministries, PO Box 2304, Amarillo, Texas 79105 or Heartline Ministries, 2309 Broadway, Lubbock, Texas 79401.