News From Terre Haute, Indiana

March 20, 2014

Ronald George Davis


ANDERSON — Nov. 4. 1939 -March 19, 2014

ANDERSON — Ronald George Davis, 74, of Anderson, died March 19, 2014, at Community Hospital after an extended illness. He was born Nov. 4, 1939, in Hope, Ind., to Orien Keith and Ruby Virginia (Fuel) Davis. He graduated from Gerstmeyer High School and attended Indiana State University two years in Terre Haute.

He served in the U.S. Army. He was a stationary engineer at Delco Remy 42 years before retiring in 2006 and had been employed by Stanley/Best Lock. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 266 and the American Legion in Chesterfield. He loved fishing, hunting and tinkering with everything.

Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Cynthia (Shaw) Davis; four children, Ronda Brinkley, Tonya Chappell, Roger “Ryan” Anderson   (Lorry Pettigrew), and Quentin Davis, all of Anderson; sister, Judy (Charles) Treadway of Terre Haute; 11 grandchildren, Amanda Turner, Leighann Justice, Zachary Chappell, Garrett Stone, Alexis Brinkley, Brandon Madrid, Mariah Chappell, Geordan Brinkley, Tylor Chappell, Aiyanna Haggerman, and Ezekiel Anderson; four great-grandchildren; special uncle and aunt, Ronald (Lela) Fuel of Anderson; two nephews, William (Angie) Treadway of Terre Haute and Dennis (Christi) Treadway of Missouri; and best little companion “Tippy”.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Debbie Turner; his son, Keith Davis; and his parents.

Service will be Monday, March 24, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service with Fred Stevens officiating. Burial in East Maplewood Cemetery with military rites provided by VFW Post 266 Honor Guard. Visitation will be Sunday, March 23, 2014, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to Madison County Humane Society. Post online condolences at: