BLADENSBURG — Oscar F. Davidson Jr., 51, of Tampa, Florida, died Dec. 30, 2018, in the Cardio/Thoracic ICU at Tampa General Hospital following complications from a heart attack suffered Dec. 9, 2018.
He was born July 31, 1967, to Oscar and Karen Davidson of Bladensburg. A graduate of East Knox High School class of 1985, he served in the United States Navy in Hawaii, San Diego and during the Persian Gulf War. He studied at the University of Hawaii, business management, in 1989. After his naval career, Oscar began pursuing his interest in property management which began in Columbus, to Cleveland, on to Boca Raton, Florida, Clearwater, Florida, and his current love, Tampa, Florida.
Anyone who knew Oscar knew him for his superb eye for detail, accuracy, organization, his competitiveness, strong work ethic, highly enthusiastic personality and his loyalty. He was the life of the party, he lit up the room and was a people magnet, never knew a stranger. His best friend said it best: “He loved life and lived it large.” He was loved by all who knew him and will be missed.
He was preceded in death by his father, Oscar F. Davidson, Sr., maternal grandparents, Rody and Hattie Hall; and paternal grandparents, Floyd and Grace Davidson. He is survived by his mother, Karen Davidson of Bladensburg; brother, Rodney Davidson of Bladensburg; and sister, Theresa Davidson of Howard. He also leaves behind aunts, uncles, cousins and many, many friends.
The family would like to thank Oscar’s best friend Bryant Taite. For all the help and care that you gave to him, we are truly grateful. According to Oscar’s wishes a private family ceremony will be held at a later date at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.
Submitted by Roxanne Berry.