Ronald A. McIver
Ronald A. McIver, passed away peacefully after a lengthy battle with cancer on Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Bronson Battle Creek. Ronald was born on March 18, 1947, in Battle Creek, the son of Gerald H. and Helen M. (Markman) McIver. He was a graduate of Lakeview High School. Ron was a veteran
serving in the U.S. Air Force
from 1965 to 1982. After his military service he attended Kellogg Community College. On July 21, 1987, he was united in marriage to the former Donna L. Mathews who preceded him in death on February 6, 2001. He was employed at the VA Medical Center for several years retiring in 2001. He was a member of the American Legion and a life member of the V.F.W
. In his youth Ron was a swimmer, enjoyed skydiving downhill skiing, was an avid golfer and loved animals.
Surviving is his mother, Helen M. McIver; sister, Sharon Beach; nieces, Robyn (Brian) Rozell, Myriah Bloomberg, and Heather (Richard) Hebert; nephews, Todd (Sheila) Baker and Brayden Hebert; an uncle, Roland Markman. He was preceded in death by his father.
In accordance with his wishes cremation has taken place. A graveside service with full military honors will take place at Fort Custer National Cemetery on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Memorials may be made to the Humane Society of South Central MI. Arrangements by the Richard A. Henry Funeral Home. www.henryfuneralhome.org