WHITE, Dr. C. Ronald Sr. age 72, of St. Petersburg, passed away peacefully, March 5, 2014 at St. Anthony's Hospital, after an unexpected illness, surrounded by his family. He was born July 20, 1941 in Ottawa, OH. Ron received his medical degree from The Ohio State University and practiced locally for 25 years. Ron was a sports memorabilia and stamp collector. He enjoyed traveling, attending sporting events, dining out, cigars, and spending time with family. He is survived by his wife, Patti of St. Petersburg; three sons, Steve (Coleen) of Seminole, Charles Ronald Jr. of Largo, Brian (Carrie) of Orlando; three stepsons, Sean (Tisch), Jason (Stacey), and Ty (Andrea) all of St. Petersburg; and six grandchildren. Ron lived his life to its fullest, and as he would say "I'm just driving the car."
Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Mar. 13, 2014