Ronald E. Davis, 69, of West Union, Ohio (formerly of Sabina, Ohio) died 11:28 PM, Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at Meadowview Regional Medical Center, Maysville, Kentucky. His wife, Charlotte McDonough Davis, survives. They were married April 14, 1965. Mr. Davis was born July 28, 1942 in Friendship, Ohio, son of the late Curtis and Lucille Hodge Davis. He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam.
Mr. Davis retired from R&L. For 21 years he was a truck driver. The last seven years of his career were spent managing the R&L Employee Resort in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and going to flea markets.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Davis is survived by a son, Ron (Jennifer) Davis of Hillsboro, Ohio; two daughters, Tracy (Rick) Gerhardt of Wilmington, Ohio and Michelle Lee (Ed) Moore of Fayetteville, Ohio; a brother, Albert E. (June) Davis of Fruitland Park, Florida; two sisters, Vicki McGuire of Mount Vernon, Kentucky and Jean Kyle of Franklin, Ohio; six grandchildren, Angel LaPine Martin, Courtney Moore, Gabi Moore, Ericka Davis, R. J. Davis, and Brayden Davis; and a great grandchild, Cole Glidewell. In addition to his parents, two brothers, Curtis Davis Jr. and Jerry Lee Davis, and two sisters, Louise Gray and Sue Mayton, are preceded in death.
Funeral services will be 12:00 Noon, Saturday, July 14, 2012 at the Turkey Creek Baptist Church, 8608 State Route 125, Friendship, Ohio with Pastor Danny Morgan officiating. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery, Friendship, Ohio with military honors by the United States Army Honor Guard. Friends may call from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Friday, July 13, 2012 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South Street, Wilmington, Ohio.