Robert S. "Tykie" Davison

Robert S. Davison, Tykie, 61 of Princeton, New Jersey passed away Thursday, December 13, 2018 surrounded by his loved ones at home. He was the husband of Polly H. Davison. They shared 37 years of marriage together.


Born and raised in Princeton, he was a life long resident. He was the son of late Robert S. Davison, Sr. and Helen (Hallinger) Davison.


He was a member of Princeton Engine Company #1 and a member of Local #9 Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Union of Tinton Falls. He will he remembered for his generosity, his skilled hardworking traits, integrity, and most of all the unconditional love he had for his family and friends.


We will continue to remember what he loved most. His grandchildren were his absolute world, the beach was his home away from home, his love for fishing, and his occupied set days or weekends on his couch at home, his B-1 seat at the Ivy Inn, or on a game field or in the stands watching his favorite sports teams, Dallas Cowboys, Notre Dame or the New York Yankees.


He is survived by his wife Polly (Houston) Davison, a son and daughter-in-law Robert S. Davison, lll and Jamie Davison, a daughter and son-in-law Carrie and Ryan Jenkins, five grandchildren, Ryan Jenkins Jr., Danyale Jenkins, Bryce Davison, Reese Davison, and Emery Davison, his father-in-law Darby Houston, a sister and brother-in-law Kim and Tim Allshouse, and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Will and Michelle Houston, Peter and Mary Houston and Rick McKee and several nieces and nephews.


Calling hours will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. on Monday, December 17, 2018 at Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Ave., Princeton. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at the funeral home.


In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions may be made to Christine’s Hope for Kids, PO Box 190, Hopewell, NJ 08525 or Good Grief, 5 Mapleton Rd., Princeton, NJ 08540.