Ramon O. Light, 81
KIRKLIN — Ramon O. Light, 81, died at 12:15 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at St. Vincent Heart Center in Indianapolis.
He was born October 4, 1931, in Kingsport, Tenn., the son of J. O. and Hannah P. Hite Light.
On March 16, 1956, he married the former Annette Gay Lacy; she survives.
After graduating Holston Valley High School, he served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War
. Ramon was the owner and operator of Franklin (Ohio) Wood Products for 12 years. After moving to Frankfort, he opened a new company in Kirklin, Potato Supply, which is still operated by family.
Ramon was a member of the Frankfort Baptist Temple. He was a hard working man with integrity who shared his love with his family.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Joe (Pam) Light of Forest, and John Light of Lafayette; four daughters, Mona (Daniel) Combs of Kirklin, Rhonda (Gilbert) Field of Santa Claus, April (Glenn) Wilson of Mulberry, and Rhea (Kevin) Copas of Frankfort; two sisters, Imogene Strickler and Susie Bowen, both of Kingsport; 21 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and extended his love to his nieces and nephews.
Ramon is preceded in death by his parents, one sister and five brothers.
Visitation for Ramon will be held on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at Genda Funeral Home in Frankfort 4 to 7 p.m.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at the funeral home with Pastor Terry Flynn officiating. Burial will follow in Green Lawn Cemetery in Frankfort.
Memorials in Ramon's name may be made to the Wounded Warriors.
On-line condolences may be directed to gendafuneralhome.com