Oct. 17, 1971 - March 14, 2003
Michael "Mikie" Scott Davidson, 31, died March 14 at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Hermiston.
He was born Oct. 17, 1971, at Pendleton to Loren "Larry" Ross and Marjorie "Marge" Lee (Cannon) Davidson.
He was raised and lived his entire life in Umatilla County, residing at Milton-Freewater, Pendleton and Hermiston. He graduated from Hermiston High School in 1993, then was employed at Betah Enterprises as a custodial worker at the Umatilla Army Depot.
Mr. Davidson was an accomplished athlete in the Oregon Trail Special Olympics and accumulated more than 100 medals in bowling, skiing and track and field competitions, including statewide competition at Hayward Field in Eugene.
A love of his life was supporting the Hermiston High School Bulldogs as he attended many football and basketball games.
He loved the outdoors, hunting on his grandparents' ranch and enjoyed branding time and sorting calves on the family ranch. He was a faithful attendee at the Pendleton Round-up and Farm City Rodeo and was a member of St. John Episcopal Church in Hermiston.
Mr. Davidson is survived by his parents, Larry and Marjorie Davidson of Hermiston; brothers Monte Davidson of Pendleton and Bryan Davidson of Ontario; sister, Julie Justad of Boise, Idaho; Godparents Jerome and Linda Shockman of Milton-Freewater; special friend, Tonya Primmer of Echo; grandfather George Cannon of Long Creek; uncles Jim Cannon of Long Creek, Charles Cannon of Hawaii and Ron Davidson of Kennewick, Wash.; aunts, Carol Krom of Vancouver, Wash., and Karen Seavert of Hood River; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Betty Cannon of Long Creek and grandparents Rowland and Eva Davidson of Pendleton.
Funeral services were held March 18 at Burns Mortuary Chapel in Hermiston. Interment followed at Long Creek Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Hermiston Special Olympics through Burns Mortuary of Hermiston, P.O. Box 289, Hermiston, OR 97838.