Ronald Harrod

Ronald Lee Harrod July 11, 1938 -May 21, 2013
Ronald Lee Harrod went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. He was a native Houstonian and graduate of Lamar High School, where he met his wife of 53 years, Carol North Harrod. Following his graduation from Texas A&M in 1960, he married Carol then served in the Army before returning to Houston for 30 years. Ron and Carol moved to College Station in 1993 and lived in a home Ron designed himself, surrounded by friends and close to his cherished A&M. Ron's many passions included love of the outdoors, travel, photography, singing, painting and Aggie sports.
Ron is survived by his wife, Carol North Harrod of College Station, daughter Karen and her husband Gary High of Atlanta, daughter Kathy and her husband Steve Newland of Keller, and grandchildren, Catherine and Camille High, and Garrett and Jack Newland. His brother George Robert Harrod Jr., sister-in-law Françoise, and niece Florence survive him also.
A celebration of Ron's life is scheduled for noon on Saturday, June 8 at Christ United Methodist Church in College Station. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Brazos Valley or Christ UMC in College Station.

Published in Houston Chronicle on May 25, 2013