Obituary of Robert William Davidson
In loving memory of Robert William Davidson. Born May 24, 1947 in Croydon, England. Son of William and Vera Davidson and brother to Anne, Carole and Susan. Dearest husband of Heather, the love of his life. Proud Father to Mark (Alyshia) and Matthew (Gemma) and blessed with beloved grandchildren Alexis, Jake and Haylee.
He immigrated to Canada in 1973 where he worked as a Chartered Accountant before opening his own practice. He was a respected soccer referee and enjoyed traveling and experiencing all that life offered.
In 2007 he was diagnosed with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and founded the Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation raising funds, awareness and giving support to sufferers.
In 2010 he was the grateful recipient of a lung transplant, blessing him with 9 more amazing years during which he became a proud grandparent.
Robert passed peacefully on May 1, 2019 surrounded by family. Services will be held at Dixon-
Garland Funeral Home in Markham with visitation on Sunday, May 5th from 3-6pm and Funeral Service on Monday, May 6th at 2:30pm. www.dixongarland.com
In lieu of flowers please consider donations to the Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation,