David Mellor Ring, age 83, of Dunedin, Fl, died uexpectedly December 27, 2022. He was born July 31, 1939 in Providence, RI, and raised in Rumford, RI. After graduating from Amherst College, he went on to join US Coast Guard. After graduating from USCG Academy, he served our country in Seattle, WA and Alaska.
David worked for the Mother Church in Boston prior to relocating to Dunedin.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry W. and Rosalind M. Ring (nee Mellor); cousins Robert Aldrich and Leon "Terry" Mellor; and first cousin once removed Susan L. Dunley.
David is survived by his sister Janice of Larchmont, NY and beloved cousins Betsey Dunley, Bethia "Penny" Geuss of Wickford, RI, William "Chip" Mellor of Virginia, and David Mellor of Massachusetts.
He was an avid reader and had been active in MUFON, all music anywhere, anytime, as well as church activities with the First Church of Christ Scientist in Clearwater.
David is being cremated in accordance with his wishes.