Lorne "Huck" Davies of Kingston, MA, and formerly of the Mad River Valley died at home Tuesday, February 26, 2019, after a lengthy illness, at the age of 74. He is survived by his wife, Anne Hart Davies; his son, Nicholas Davies; and sister, Susan Davies, all of Kingston. He was also the loving son of the late James and Mabel Davies of Skaneateles, NY.
He was born in Montreal, Canada, and came to the United States at the age of 7. He still has numerous cousins residing in Canada. While living in The Valley, Huck cut a wide swath. He was best known for his many roles with the Valley Players. He was a finish cabinetmaker by trade and worked throughout Massachusetts and Vermont. Additionally, he was a capable leather worker, ski tuner, bike repairman, photographer, signmaker, gardener and raconteur as well as an avid sailor, cyclist, skier and nature lover. He grew up in a family of antique lovers and was a huge collector of antiques and Christmas ornaments. At various times he also collected wood stoves, woodworking tools, jackknives as well as the obscure and unusual. His friends will long remember his entertaining stories and adventures and the enthusiasm for all that life offered. Visiting hours were held at Shepherd Funeral Home, 216 Main Street, Kingston, MA, Saturday, March 2. For online condolences please visit www.shepherdfuneralhome.com