James Dean "Dino" Davison
April 23, 1938  -  March 22, 2018

James Dean "Dino" Davison

Memorial Service
Harkey Funeral Home Chapel
210 S. Allen
Monahans, TX  79756
Friday, March 30, 2018
4:00PM
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James Dean Davison (affectionately known by all as Dino), 79, of Grandfalls went to be with our Lord on March 22,2018 in Odessa.
Memorial services will be held at 4 pm on Friday, March 30th at Harkey Funeral Home in Monahans with Pastor Tony McCrohan of Midessa Heights Baptist Church officiating.
Dino was born in Graham, Texas to Damon D. Davison and LaMoyne Lucille Stainbrook Davison on April 23, 1938. Dino was a cook for many years in Imperial and was well known for his “special recipes” that only HE could dream up. He was a veteran serving in the Army as a Flash Ranging Crewman and was awarded the Marksmanship (Rifle M-14) medal.
Dino was preceded in death by his parents, Damon and LaMoyne Davison; his sister, Ruthy Tucker; his brothers, Billy John Davison and Robert George Davison and one nephew, Robert Wayne Davison.
Dino is survived by one brother, Damon (Buz) Davison and wife Brenda; sister-in-law, Eva Lee Davison; nephews: Daniel Tucker and wife Wendy, Billy (Bubber) Davison and wife Lisa, Bobby Davison, Frank Lynn Tucker and wife Dawn; and nieces June Davison and husband Bobby, Debbie Sickler and husband Robert, LaMoyne Priddy and husband Danny, Bennie Davison, Cherie Gillham and husband Gary, Carol Richardson and Cindy McCrohan and husband Pastor Tony; with numerous great and great, great nephews and nieces and too many friends to name.
Dino was known for many wonderful things but especially for his giving spirit and that SMILE that lit up our world.
Because of the amazing care our Dino received at Madison Medical Resort in Odessa, we request that any memorials given in Dino’s honor be sent to them at 5001 Office Park in Odessa, Texas 79762.

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  1. Joe blaine jr
    Lake Tansi tn, TN

    Learn alots from him he was a great help an cook for mom longhorn cafe an a great friend of the family an love his smile he will be greatly miss Rest In Peace my loving friend
    Joe blaine jr

  2. Francies Pritzen Oates
    Cedar Park, TX

    Dino was such a delight to know. That beautiful smile and the way he loved life, made him one of a kind. A true hero in his service to this country! He was quick to bring a smile or laugh to your lips.....he was funny, and sweet and one of the kindest men I've had the privilege of knowing! Praying for all of the family, for comfort and peace!!!

  3. Kenna Ivey
    Imperial, TX

    Dino always made people smile. He lit up a room with his smile and humor! He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

  4. Glenda and Patty Mann & Family
    Odessa, TX

    Loved by all and so much fun. Prayers for all of the family.

  5. Sandra Marquez
    Fort Stockton, TX

    He was one of the kindest persons that I have ever known. It was a pleasure knowing him.

  6. Nadine Smith
    Victoria, TX

    Lots of fond memories. One of most contagious smiles I've ever known. Dino and the entire Davidson familywill be forever imbedded in my memories. I can't remember anyone in the family that DIDN'T have that "light up the room smile and laugh." Until we all meet again on the other side, RIP Dino.💜 🙏❤️

  7. Charleen and Mike York
    Grandfalls, TX

    Jimmy was a sweet man, fond memories of him! He surely will be missed. Our condolences to all his family.

  8. Kathy Schoeppner
    Odessa, TX

    So sorry for your loss ... sending prayers...

  9. Helen (Lovell) Mullins
    Grandfalls, TX

    So sorry for your loss!

  10. Loyce Faulkenberry Clemmer
    Monahans, TX

    Dino was just like family to me. He was always at our house and my Mom loved him. I will always remember washing dishes at his moms cafe and his funny personality. He was best know to the 8 of us kids as Santa. Dino will be missed by many and especially that smile. RIP DINO

  11. Loyce Faulkenberry Clemmer
    Monahans, TX

    Dino was just like family to me. He was always at our house and my Mom loved him. I will always remember washing dishes at his moms cafe and his funny personality. He was best know to the 8 of us kids as Santa. Dino will be missed by many and especially that smile. RIP DINO

  12. Kerry Wise
    Bowie, TX

    Love this man dearly. A lot of fond memories of fishing, playing scat and just laughing.

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