Richard Alan Davidson

Nashville, TN – Richard Alan Davidson, 66, of Nashville, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2023. Born September 14, 1956, in Harriman, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Ray Davidson and Gwen Dunaway.

Richard was a graduate of the 1974 class at Goodlettsville High School. He had been an engineer with Metro Public Works for 30 years. He was a longstanding member of Dale Church of the Nazarene where he served as music director. Richard also belong to the local Masonic Lodge 254. Mr. Davidson loved sports. “Pop” enjoyed playing golf and softball, and often found a way to get involved with his grandchildren’s sports teams whether it was coaching or scorekeeping. He was also an avid fan of the University of Tennessee Volunteers and Major League Baseball’s Atlanta Braves.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years Patti Joyce Davidson.
He is survived by his daughters Carol (Terry) Morris and Mandy (Sanders) Gammons; a nephew that he and his late wife raised, Patrick (Dawn) Hunt; sisters Debbie McAlister and Karen Sherrill; brother Gary (Joni) Davidson; brother-in-law Wade Hunt; sisters-in-law Carla Hunt and Janet Jones; grandchildren Tyler Morris, Colin (Ashley) Morris, Hannah Gammons, Ava Gammons, Tenley Morris and Renner Gammons; great grandchildren Aubree, Chevy and C.J.; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation was held at Spring Hill Funeral Home on Friday, January 13th from 12 pm until 8 pm at Spring Hill Funeral Home in Nashville. Visitation will continue Saturday morning at 10 am until 2 pm. A Celebration of Life Service officiated by Bro. Bart Anderson will take place on Saturday at 2 pm.

Arrangements entrusted to Spring Hill Funeral Home & Cemetery, 5110 Gallatin Road, Nashville, TN 37216. “Where Nashville Comes to Remember.”

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