Ron Guinn died at his home in Austin on July 2nd from Alzheimer's-related complications, following hip surgery, at the age of 82. He is survived by his wife Ann; son, Michael Guinn, and his wife Nica; grandson, Gabriel RM Guinn; daughter, Melani Guinn, and her husband, Chris Ramey; and stepchildren Brandon Jones and Kim Kelley, along with their families. Ron was born and raised in Houston, attended Rice, received his Mechanical Engineering degree from University of Texas at Austin, and earned his Master of Divinity from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Ron enjoyed a long and joy-filled ministry, serving churches in El Paso, Beaumont, Sugarland, Tyler and Junction, and holding other leadership positions with the Presbyterian Church across Texas.
After retiring, Ron and Ann moved to Austin, and embarked on many travels around the world. Ron was an avid UT supporter, contributing to many sports and academic endeavors, and loved playing golf at the UT Golf Club.
A celebration of Ron's life will be held at Longhorn Village in Austin at 2 pm on July 26, his birthday.
Obituary and memorial guestbook available online at www.wcfish.com
Published in Austin American-Statesman from July 6 to July 7, 2014