Ronald Eugene Davis Sr.

Ronald Eugene Davis Sr.

Ronald Eugene Davis Sr., 79, of Blairsville (Burrell Township), passed away on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at his home.

The son of James and Bertha (Carmichael) Davis, he was born Sept. 29, 1940, in Bradenville.

Ron lived most of his life in Burrell Township and was employed by Dietrich Industries for 29 years. He was a member of VFW Post #5821 and the FOE #1488, both of Blairsville. Ron enjoyed camping, hunting and dancing with his wife, Charlotte.

Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Charlotte A. (Sandolfini) Davis, whom he married Oct. 28, 1972; five children, Debbie Greer, Ronald Davis, Cindy Davis, James Davis and Robert Davis; five stepchildren, Sandra Palmer of Blairsville; David Glance (Vickie) of Josephine; Sherry Mathews (James) of Brush Valley; Tammy Hartman (Joseph) of Washington, Ga.; and Ronald Davis Jr. (Kimberly) of Orlando, W.Va.; 15 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; a brother, Dana Davis (Tanya) of Homer City; a sister, Sandy Kijowski of Homer City and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Daryl, Gary and James Davis; a granddaughter, Nicole McKendrick; and a great grandson, Zane McCachren.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 7 p.m. today at the Shoemaker Funeral Home Inc., 49 N. Walnut St., Blairsville. A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. today at the funeral home with Mr. Bill Hebenthal officiating. Interment will be private.

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