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Terry Dean Davidson 1952 - 2023
Sheila A. Ehrlich

BELOIT — Terry Dean Davidson, 70, passed away Jan. 15, 2023, at Mitchell County Hospital Health Systems in Beloit. He was born Sept. 11, 1952, in Great Bend, to LeRoy and Neita Mae (Hysell) Davidson. 

A Beloit resident since 2013, Terry was previously a Claflin and Wilson area resident. He was raised on a dairy farm and helped local farmers, ranchers and friends with farm chores. He also worked with cattle at Great Bend Livestock. He greatly enjoyed farming and taking care of livestock, as well as all animals. He especially loved to attend sporting events for Claflin High/Central Plains and keeping up with all the basketball and football games he could. 

Survivors include, two daughters, Christina Hayes of Claflin and Sara Arnold and husband Dustin of Alton; three grandchildren, Richie Hayes, Grant Arnold and Josslyn Arnold, with one to arrive in May; a nephew, Kyle Tammen and a niece, Sonya Tammen. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Sharon Tammen. 

Visitation will be held from 1 to 8 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, 415 N Main, Hoisington, Kan., with family to receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023, at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, with Pastor Diana Webster presiding. Interment will be in the Claflin Cemetery, Claflin. Memorials have been designated to Community Scholarship, Inc. - Claflin, in care of Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, PO Box 146, Hoisington, KS 67544. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home 

P.O. Box 146 

Hoisington, KS 67544

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Jan. 18, 2023