James "Jim" Russell Davidson, age 76, of Saint Peters, Missouri passed away at home on Thursday, July 20, 2017 in Saint Peters, Missouri. He was born in Malden, Missouri to Artie Van and Doris Davidson (nee Blaylock).
Jim was a graduate of Roosevelt High School and Missouri Valley College where he pitched on the college's first baseball team. He was inducted into the Missouri Valley College Athletic Hall of Fame in 2012. Jim married Theresa (nee Kochanski) in Florissant, Missouri on November 25, 1970. He was a member of the Missouri Air National Guard. Jim was a buyer with Boeing (formerly McDonnell Douglas), for 24 years and then sold appliances at Sears Mid Rivers Mall until retirement.
Jim is survived by his Wife of 46 years, Theresa M. Davidson of Saint Peters, MO; a Son, Mark C. (Angie) Davidson of St. Charles, MO; brothers in law, Tony (Mitzie) Kochanski of Marthasville, MO; Robert Kochanski of Vero Beach, FL, and Jerry (Rachel) Kochanski of Grand Rapids, MI; sister in law, Kathy (late Bill) Anderson of St. Charles, MO ; plus numerous nieces, nephews and other extended family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers in law, Don (Rosie) Kochanski and Steve (Carol) Kochanski.
All Services will be private.
Services entrusted to Newcomer Funeral Home, 837 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, St. Peters, Missouri 63376.
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