Rittman — Bruce E. Davisson, age 80, of Rittman, formerly of Orrville, passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at Akron General Medical Center, following a brief period of declining health.
Bruce was born on September 29, 1940, in Milo, West Virginia, to the late Brooks and Mary (Ellis) Davisson and married Linda Lee Mackey on October 10, 1969, in Orrville.
He graduated from Orrville High School in 1958, joined the Army and then worked as a maintenance man for Dairy Farm Products and Heinz.
Bruce’s pride and joy was his motorcycle; he rode it as often as he could. He enjoyed target practice and traveling. Bruce loved spending time with his family and his dog, Jake.
Surviving are four daughters, Lisa (Larry) Heiner, Lori (Randy) Howell, Cassie Willis-Woodruff, and Beth (Jimmy) Dawson; 17 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; brother, Larry Davisson; sister-in-law, Judy Davisson; his dog, Jake; and numerous niece and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Davisson; brothers, Kenneth Blaine and Donald Davisson; sisters-in-law, Carolyn and Joann Davisson; and one great grandchild.
Cremation has taken place and graveside services will be held at 9:45 AM on September 28, 2021, at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Seville, where military rites will be observed.
Memorials may be made to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, OH 44691 www.lifecarehospice.org.
Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is handling the arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at www.aublefuneralhome.com.