Celebrating the life of

Ronald Nelson Spires

February 23, 1945 - March 08, 2021

Ronald Nelson Spires

Ronald Nelson Spires, 76, passed away peacefully and comfortably on Monday, March 8th, 2021, surrounded by his loving wife and children.

Ron was born in Washington D.C., son of Thomas Clary Spires and Hattie Pearl Spires. Ron proudly served in the US Navy from 1962 to 1968 and later as a police officer in Washington D.C.

Ron married the love of his life, Barbara Jo Knepp on March 14th, 1970. They resided in Deale, Maryland where their son and daughter were born then moved to Georgia in 1985. Ron was a loving father and enjoyed spending time with his children, riding motorcycles with Ronnie and attending father-daughter dances with Erin.

After retiring from MSC where he worked as a machine tool consultant for many years, he and his wife made the move to Savannah, Georgia in 2012 to be closer to their grandchildren. During his time in Savannah, he became a member of the American Legion Post 184 where he made many wonderful friends. While living in Savannah he was able to expand his love of fishing with his son-in-law and grandsons.

In addition to his wife Barbara, he leaves behind his brother, Thomas Clary Spires Jr.; son, Ronald Edward Spires; daughter, Erin Alisha Williams; Son-in-law, Justin Williams; grandsons Austin Ryder Williams, Cash Labin Williams and Jax Pierce Williams; nephews, Gary Wayne Spires and David Alan Spires and niece, Sharon Marie Phillips.

Ron was a very well-loved man and will be sorely missed.

A memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 16th, 2021 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.




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- The Stuart Family, Savannah, Georgia

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My thoughts and prayers are with the family

- Amy barrowman conners , Savannah, Ga

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- Trahan family, Hiram, Ga

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Mr. Ron will sorely be missed, such a sweet man. Praying peace for your family.

- Robbie and Lori Ennis , Pooler , Ga

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Always the gentleman. You will be missed, well and in peace

- Mikki and Dave Lewis, Savannah, GA

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So sorry for your loss. Wishing you peace and comfort.

- Beth Conroy, Pooler, GA

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Thinking of all of you and sending heartfelt prayers, love and hugs.

- The Cushard Family, Woodstock, GA

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel