Ronald Davis Braid

Ronald Davis BraidRonald Davis Braid left us for eternal life on July 18, 2021 at the age 82. He was born and raised in Charleston, S.C. After graduating high school, he served in the United States Air Force for four years as an Electronics Technician.

Following his military career, he continued his career in the field of electronics, which brought him to California, where he married and had two children.

Ron later earned his Associates of Science degree, with honors, in 2000 and was a Charter member of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society.

After working 50+ years as an Electronics Technician, he retired and moved to Ridgecrest in 2011, where he resided until his passing.

Ron enjoyed cycling, reading, baseball, golf, tennis, and NASCAR. He was an avid photographer, with photos published in City of Hope magazines. He also enjoyed gardening and was an accredited judge for the American Camellia Society.

Ron lived a faith filled life. He volunteered and served with several ministries in his church.

Ron is survived by his daughter, Sandra Rosas and husband Albert, with grandsons Albert and Anthony, and his son, Michael Braid and wife Christine, with grandson Ryker. He is preceded in death by his parents, Jefferson and Lucile Braid.

Ron will be remembered as a kind, patient father and friend. His warm smile and happy chuckle will be greatly missed.

Services will be held at Saint Ann Catholic Church, 446 W. Church St., Ridgecrest, CA. Rosary at 9:30, Funeral Mass at 10:00.

Story First Published: 2021-07-30