Ron­ald ‘Ron’ R. Davis Sr.

Record Observer - - Obituaries -

QUEEN­STOWN — Ron­ald “Ron” R. Davis Sr. of Queen­stown passed away sud­denly Satur­day, Dec. 10, 2016, at Univer­sity of Mary­land Hos­pi­tal in Bal­ti­more, MD. He was 75.

Born on July 23, 1941, in Bal­ti­more, Ron was the son of the late Joseph Richard Davis and Made­line Bar­rett. Ron grew up in Bal­ti­more and was a grad­u­ate of Ed­mond­son High School. Ron ap­pren­ticed with IBEW Lo­cal No. 24 for five years, be­com­ing a Jour­ney­man. Mov­ing to the East­ern Shore in 1975, Ron and his new wife, Mar­lene F. Sohn Davis, got mar­ried and started R & D Elec­tric out of their garage. Cel­e­brat­ing 40 years in busi­ness, R & D has been at its cur­rent lo­ca­tion in Queen­stown since 1979.

Ron was an avid out­doors­man who loved the East­ern Shore lifestyle, sports, fish­ing, crab­bing and hunt­ing. He was a mem­ber of Bay County Moose Lodge in Queen­stown, MD; Char­ter mem­ber of the Kent Is­land Elks Lodge; mem­ber of the Kent Is­land Yacht Club; and the Kent Nar­rows Rac­ing As­so­ci­a­tion.

He is sur­vived by his beloved wife Mar­lene F. Sohn Davis of Queen­stown, MD; two daugh­ters: Michelle L. Leather­man (Doug) of Stevensville, MD, and Ali­cia A. Sohn El­lis (Jef­fery) of Brick, NJ; two sons: Ron­ald R. “Rick” Davis Jr. of Queen­stown, MD, and Wil­liam H. Sohn (Sandy) of Pasadena, MD; nine grand­chil­dren; and four great grand­chil­dren. In ad­di­tion to his par­ents, he was pre­de­ceased by his brother, Joseph Leo Davis, and sis­ter, Betty Hill.

A vis­i­ta­tion was held Tues­day, Dec. 13, 2016, at the Kent Is­land United Methodist Church in Ch­ester, where the fu­neral ser­vice was held noon, Wed­nes­day, Dec. 14. In­ter­ment fol­lowed the ser­vice in St. Peter’s Ceme­tery in Queen­stown, MD.

The fam­ily re­quests that memo­rial con­tri­bu­tions be made to: Queen­stown Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment, P.O. Box 18 Queen­stown, MD 21658; Gra­sonville Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment P.O. Box 457 Gra­sonville, MD 21638 or Kent Is­land Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment 1610 Main Street Ch­ester, MD 21619.

For on­line con­do­lences see www.fh­n­fu­ner­al­home. com.


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