RONALD DAVIS DEEDS, 85, of Huntington, W.Va., died Saturday September 28, 2013, at Rose Terrace, Culloden, W.Va. Funeral service will be conducted at noon Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington, with Pastor Steve Hamrick officiating. Burial will be in Woodmere Memorial Park.
Ronald was born July 20, 1928, in Huntington, W.Va., a son of the late Stanley Davis Deeds and Dorothy Russell Deeds Notter. He was retired from Western Union with 33 years of service; a U.S. Air Force veteran serving during WWII and the Korean Conflict; a member of the Community of Grace United Methodist Church, Berean Sunday School Class where he served as treasurer; a member of the Allegheny Blue Lodge, White Sulphur Springs Lodge # 136, also the Huntington Scottish Rite Bodies, whose members will conduct Scottish Rite services at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday evening, KCCH, Illustrious Honorary 33rd Degree Mason and the Ben Kedem Shrine.
He was preceded in death by his wife Janet M. Deeds; one brother Gene Richard Deeds, and one sister, Sandra Jarrell. Survivors include two sons, Ronald D. Deeds Jr., and wife Karen of Hurricane, W.Va., and Phillip Deeds and wife Debbie of Houston, Texas; three grandchildren, Lacie Casto and husband Brian of Huntington, W.Va., Linsi Deeds of St. Albans, W.Va., and Lauren Deeds of Houston, Texas; one great-grandson, Jase Casto; one sister, Barbara Washington of Milton, W.Va.; one sister-in-law, Janet Deeds of Radford, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
Masonic graveside rites will be conducted by Huntington Masonic Lodge # 53 AF&AM.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to your charity of choice, under the name of Ronald Deeds.
Friends may call at Chapman’s Mortuary from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday October 1, 2013. Online condolences may be sent to www.chapmans-mortuary.com.