Ronald E. Barkman, 65, of Bertsch Street, Lansford, died Sunday, Oct. 7, in the Easton Hospital, Easton.
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He served in the Army for 20 years, retiring as a sergeant first class, and then taught in the Tamaqua Area School District and in surrounding school districts.
Born in Altoona, he was a son of the late Palmer and Helen (Tate) Barkman.
He earned his degree from Penn State University in English and Latin.
Surviving are a son, Jeremiah John of Lansford; and his former wife, Victoria Barkman of Newark, Ohio.
Service: Private arrangements are being handled by the Holmes-Griffiths Funeral Home, 655 E. Broad St., Tamaqua. Online registry and condolences may be signed at www.griffithsfuneralhomes.com.