Ruth Irene Davidson Nevers


Ruth Irene Davidson Nevers, 75, of Bellefontaine, passed away Saturday afternoon, Feb. 28, 2015, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.

She was born in Clark County on Jan. 28, 1940, to the late Robert William and Mary Ellen Bosler Davidson. She also was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Davidson Kerns and Betty Davidson Ashby, two brothers, Donald Davidson and James Davidson; and a great-grandson, Jacob Kobylook.

Ruth is survived by her daughters, Audrey (Steve) Moody of DeGraff and Sherry (Tim) Tilton of Bellefontaine; seven grandchildren, Kristel Forsythe, Nicole Vagedes, Emily Tilton, Brad (Lori) Tilton, Steven (Jamaica) Moody, Chris (Gwen) Moody and Adam Moody; four great-grandchildren, Leesha (Robert) Herring, Michael Taitt and Joshua and Justin Ritzma; three brothers, Russell Davidson of West Liberty, Frances Davidson of Austin, Texas, and David Davidson of Conroe, Texas; and special friend of the family, Tony Agner.

Ruth worked many years at the former YMCA/Railroad in the restaurant and hotel. She enjoyed cats and had helped with the local Girl Scouts. 

Pastor Ron Irick officiates a funeral at noon Wednesday, March 4, at the First Church of God, Bellefontaine, where visitation is one hour prior. Burial is in Huntsville Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Church of God, 1000 E. Brown Ave., Bellefontaine 43311. 

Arrangements were handled by Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, Bellefontaine, where condolences may be expressed at