Leonard “Steve” Davidson of Unionville

Leonard “Steve” Davidson, 90, of Unionville, died peacefully at home, Wednesday, Oct. 4, surrounded by his loving family.

Leonard Davidson

Born July 11, 1927, in Unionville, to the late James Davidson and Beulah Nunemaker Davidson.  In addition to his parents, Steve was predeceased by his loving wife Shirley whom he shared forty years of marriage.  He was also predeceased by three brothers Paul “Lem” Davidson, James Davidson, and John “Jack” Davidson and three sisters, Mitzi Cooper, Geraldine McLaughlin, and Mary O’Fiesh.

Upon his graduation from Unionville High School, class of 1945, and just prior to his 18th birthday, he enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard to serve in WWII.  In 1950 he was reassigned and served in the Korean Conflict.

After time served, he began his career as a stonemason, which he continued into the 70s.  In 1958 Steve joined the United States Post Office and retired in 1993, after 35 years of service.

Steve was a member of the Unionville Presbyterian Church for 50 years, and an active member of the East Marlborough Zoning Board for more than 40 years.  Along with his wife Shirley, they volunteered for the Unionville Community Fair for over 20 years.

One of Steve’s greatest joys was sharing in both his children's and grandchildren’s lives. He could be seen at their sports, music, and school events.

During his lifetime he enjoyed playing cards with his friends, family trips to Top Sail, N.C., and rooting for Philadelphia sports teams.

He is survived by three sons, James E. Davidson of Landenberg, Robert S. Davidson, and his wife Carol of Collegeville, and John P. Davidson and his wife Vicki of Avondale; daughter in law Carol Davidson of Avondale; one sister, Marion Guest of Kennett Square,; seven grandchildren, Ashley, Matthew, Olivia, Joseph, Samuel, Abby, and Jenna.

You are invited to visit with his family and friends from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the Kuzo & Greico Funeral Home, 250 West State Street, Kennett Square, PA, and again on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 10 a.m. at Unionville Presbyterian Church, 815 Wollaston Road (Route82 and Wollaston Road), Unionville. His funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Unionville Cemetery, Unionville.

In memory of Steve, a contribution may be made to JDRF, 555 Croton Road, Suite 11, King of Prussia, PA  19406 or at philadlphie@jdrf.org.

To view his online tribute and to share a memory with his family, please visit www.griecocares.com.

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