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Obituary for Ronald Lee Ambrose, Sr.
Ronald Lee Ambrose, Sr., 80, of Creswell died Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at Chowan River Nursing Center in Edenton.
Born December 1, 1935 in Washington County he was the son of the late Jordan Thomas Ambrose and Pearl Virginia Furlough Ambrose and was preceded in death by his sisters, Maxine A. Spring and Ramona A. Spruill; brothers, Junior Ambrose, Sylvestor Ambrose and William Ambrose. Ronald was a retired farmer and member of Cabin Swamp Church of Christ. He was one of the founders of Open Door Christian Ministries, a deacon for many years and a member of the Kinsmen Quartet.
His family includes his wife, Starlyn Mann Ambrose; daughter, Annette Ambrose Davenport and husband Jimmy; son, Ronald L. "Ron" Ambrose, Jr. and wife Ginny all of Creswell, N.C.; grandchildren, Cara Ambrose, Callee Ambrose and Leslie Davenport.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 2:00 pm at Cabin Swamp Church of Christ, Columbia with Greg Brookins and Larry Woodley officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends on Saturday, July 2, 2016 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm at Cabin Swamp Church of Christ and other times at the residence of his son, Ron.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell.