Ronald F. Davies, age 74, of Minerva, died Sat., April 26, 2014 in Mercy Medical Center. He was born Sept. 5, 1939 in Canton to the late Francis and Lena (Scott) Davies. He had been a meat cutter for Denny’s Market in Minerva and Perskey’s Grocery in Alliance, was a real estate agent for Stafford Realty in Minerva and a custodian for the Minerva Public Library. He is a member of the Minerva United Methodist Church where he was a member of the choir, president of the Searchers Sunday School Class and served on many various church committees. He had been a member of the Barbershop Chorus in Salem and enjoyed his time with family and friends, especially the “cousin’s night out” and breakfast with the in-laws.
He is survived by his wife, Charlotte (Willis) Davies whom he married Sept. 27, 1959, daughter, Ronda Bryan of Minerva, son, Wesley (Laura) Davies of Oberlin, 2 brothers, Donald (Mary) Davies of Grand Rapids, MI and Dwaine (Karen) Davies of Minerva, 4 grandchildren, Blaze and Michaela Bryan, Rhys and Callum Davies. He is preceded in death by an infant daughter, Renet Laura Davies.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 11:00 am in the Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva with Rev. Harley Wheeler officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery. Calling hours will be Wednesday 2-4 & 6-8 pm at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the church. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.