Robert Charles ‘R.C.’ Davidson, 71

Robert Charles ‘R.C.’ Davidson, 71

Funeral services for Robert Charles “R.C.” Davidson, 71, of Bakersfield, were held Nov. 2, 2021, at Bakersfield Church of Christ in Bakersfield. Mr. Davidson died Oct. 29 at Evelyn’s House hospice facility in Creve Coeur.   

He was born April 17, 1950, in Bakersfield, the son of Luther and Lena DeBoard Davidson. He graduated from Bakersfield High School in 1969. On July 1, 1972, in Bakersfield he married Marcille Hall. 

Mr. Davidson enjoyed fishing, hunting and farming. He also enjoyed following the Missouri Tigers and the St. Louis Cardinals. He was a member of the Bakersfield Church of Christ. 

He is survived by his wife, Marcille, of the family home; four children, Lisa Kirkland and husband Michael of Caulfield, Bobby Daivdson and wife Rebecca of Mountain Home, Arkansas, Jannie McGahan and husband John of Willow Springs, and Corey Davidson and fiancée Bry of Bakersfield; 11 grandchildren, John McGahan, Ethan McGahan, Sadie Davidson, Kylea Davidson, Brock Davidson, Bentlee Fisher, Ella Davidson, Charlotte Davidson, Jacob Davidson, Joe Davidson, Brenner Amburay and Stella McGahan; one great-grandchild; two sisters, Marilyn Barton and husband Randall of Peace Valley, and Shirley Belt and husband Ray Gene of Caulfield; one brother-in-law, Frank Carroll; one sister-in-law, Ina Davidson; and several nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Alferd, Ray and Rudy Davidson; sisters Lucille Pettyjohn and May Carroll.   

Burial was in Bakersfield Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bakersfield Cemetery or to the Paragould Children’s Homes and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 W. Main St., West Plains, MO  65775. Online condolences may be expressed at

Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, West Plains, directors.   

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