Ronald Joseph ‘Ron’ Loynes, 61

Ronald Joseph “Ron” Loynes, 61, of Lewes, Del., passed away on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. He was born in Lawrence, Mass., on Oct. 5, 1958, son of the late James R. Loynes and the late Jean Agnes Winter.

Loynes proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1977 to 1981, honorably discharged as lance corporal. He was a master carpenter for more than 40 years and enjoyed wood-crafting. He started his own business, Driftwoodesigns, performing custom laser etching on wood, tumblers, glass, stone, granite and various other materials.

Loynes is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 31 years, Judith Ann Oxley.

Services and burial were to bre private. Condolences may be sent online at