Ron Anthony

  • "Ron, I was a fan. You were one of the guys I aspired to..."
  • "Ryan, Erika & family, So sorry for your loss. We are..."
  • "I've enjoyed our friendship for a very long time. I'm so..."
    - Wayne Westendorf
  • "Had some good times with Ron at Oakmoor playing..."
    - Doug Drake
  • "Sue and Family - please accept our sympathy and know you..."
    - Steve Eckhart

Ron Anthony


Ronald Anthony, 65, went to his eternal home on Monday, August 11, 2014 at the Mercy Hospice Home in Johnston.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 14th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the Johnston Evangelical Free Church located at 9901 NW 62nd Ave. A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday at 11 am, also at the church. A private committal will be held at the Lincoln Cemetery in Johnston.

Ron is survived by his wife, Sue; son, Todd (Julie) of Johnston; daughter Erika (Ryan) Boone of Sioux Center, Iowa; and 7 grandchildren, Taylor, Tommy, Trevor and T.J. Anthony; Parker, Carson, Sophia Boone; as well as 3 step-grandsons, Logan, Dawson, and Braden Peppenger; a sister, Pat (Bob) Friesen of Johnston.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to Mercy Hospice, Johnston; or the Wounded Warrior Fund. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at


Funeral Home
Merle Hay Funeral Home - Des Moines
4400 Merle Hay Road  Des Moines, IA 50310
(515) 278-4633
Funeral Home Details
Published in Des Moines Register from Aug. 13 to Aug. 14, 2014