Obituary: Ronald Cale


A funeral service for Ronald L. Cale, 67, of Davenport, was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, in the Runge Mortuary Chapel, Davenport. Visitation was two hours prior to the service on Saturday at the mortuary. Burial was in Davenport Memorial Park.

Mr. Cale died Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at his home.

Ronald Cale was born March 25, 1952, in Davenport, the son of Charles and Veva (Phillips) Cale.

He married Ardeania Carmichael on June 5, 1971.

He was owner and operator of Midwest Exhibits and Displays, Inc., Midwest Exhibits Design Group, and Midwest Exhibits Casework.

He was a member of Ducks Unlimited.

His hobbies were being outdoors, camping, hunting, fishing, trapping, searching for mushrooms, riding ATVs, snowmobiling, spending time with his family, raising and breeding Labradors, gardening, and growing his own vegetables.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Ryan Cale; a brother, Larry (Linda) Cale; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Rita and Terry Worden; and a sister-in-law, Cheryl Renee Puryear.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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