Ronald ‘Ron’ R. Davis Sr.
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.
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RONALD “RON” R. DAVIS, SR.