Ron R. Davis

Born in Madison, TN on November 24, 1953

Departed on March 16, 2018 and resided in Springfield, TN

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Ron R. Davis age 64 of Springfield, passed away on March 16, 2018 in Nashville surrounded by his family.

Ronald Russel Davis was born on November 24, 1953 in Madison, TN to Marion and Christine Davis.

He was an entrepreneur and jack of all trades, he worked flipping houses doing most of the work himself. Ron had a generous heart, and never failed to pick up his tools and help those who needed help. He spent many weeks going on mission trips building churches and helping those locally through the Robertson County Baptist Association Response Team. When Ron wasn’t working, which wasn’t often, he loved spending time with his friends and family. He enjoyed spending time in Gatlinburg during family reunions. He would say a vacation isn’t a vacation unless you’re at the beach and one of the best vacations was time spent at the Outer Banks.

Ron will forever be remembered as a loving son, husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Christine Davis.

Ron is survived by his beloved wife of 35 years Gayle Davis; children, Chris (Melissa) Davis, Jennifer Davis, and Will (Casey) Davis; father, Marion Davis; grandchildren, Courtney Murphy, Buck Davis, Reese Davis, Payton Davis, and Lane Davis; siblings, Glenda Head and Richard (Donna) Davis and numerous, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

A Life Celebration will be held on Monday, March 19th at 11am with Butch Savage and Steve Sorrells officiating. The family will receive friends on Sunday, March 18th from 3-8pm then again on Monday from 10am until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation : 105Westpark Drive Suit 415 Brentwood, TN 37207 or ShowHope at https://showhope.org/give/.

These arrangements were entrusted to Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home and Cremation Center 4005 Memorial Blvd Springfield, TN 37172 615-384-5437 www.springfieldfh.com

 

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8 Comments to Mr. Ron R. Davis

  1. Kenny Carver
    March 17, 2018 6:24 pm

    Ronnie was my first ” best friend “, having met and going to Stratton Elementary School together . He was always one of nicest, kindest souls that could be.
    His great family and all his friends have lost a good man. RIP Ronnie

  2. Susan R Brown
    March 18, 2018 2:38 pm

    When anyone talks about having a good neighbor you didn’t have to look any further than Ronnie. Rest in peace Ronnie I love you.

  3. JIm and Angie Holloway
    March 18, 2018 5:55 pm

    Jim and I send our condolences and prayers to the family. We’ve always commented on what a hard worker Ron was and how he was there to do anything the church needed in the way of opening doors or a fix-it job. His smile and kindness will be missed.

  4. Leslie S Shaffer
    March 18, 2018 9:54 pm

    I will never forget you Ronnie! You always brightened my morning walks (with Lucy and Scruffy) with a wave, smile, and conversation. I’ll especially remember how you, along with your brother Dick, helped tear down my condo to the studs after the flood. You’re no longer in pain, RIP.

  5. Carolyn Head,
    March 19, 2018 1:46 pm

    My condolences and sincere sympathy to Mr. Davis, Glenda & Dick, and the entire family . I worked with Mrs. Davis at Grace Baptist Church years ago, and met Ron and remember when he and Gayle were married. What a special family. Ron was always a happy person.

  6. Shelia Tope
    March 19, 2018 3:08 pm

    Debby I am so sorry about Rons passing. He was a great and joyful man. I send hugs and prayers for you for the coming days ahead. Lean on family and friends. But mostly lean on God he will see you through. Blessings

  7. David Stockett
    March 19, 2018 9:36 pm

    Sorry to just learn of Ronnie’s passing. Had good times playing church softball with him & Richard and the days ar MHS.

  8. Annette and Les Highley
    March 20, 2018 12:28 am

    Ron was certainly one of the “good guys”. He was so supportive of the children’s ministry at First Baptist Church, helping joyfully moving tables, finding extension cords, hanging decorations, carrying heavy items in and out of the church for me and others, etc., etc., etc.!!! When I would thank him, he always responded with, “Thank YOU!” He loved to joke with everyone and was always smiling and laughing. My granddaughter thought Mr. Ron was so very special and such a nice man. He really was! I was so thankful for his thoughtfulness; he even came to visit me right after my knee replacement and in his kidding way often reminded me how I didn’t make any sense right after surgery. Many times when I had to go to church to do something for children’s ministry I would find Ron working and listening to Christian music on his radio. He was truly one of the “good guys”. It was a blessing to know and work with him. Prayers of love, comfort, and peace to Gayle and his family.

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