Ronald "Ron" Harry Cooley passed away unexpectedly on March 6, 2021 at the age of 70. Born in Fort Dix, New Jersey in 1951 to Harry "Henry" and Sonja Cooley. At the age of ten, his family moved to the community of Alpine where he attended El Capitan High School. Ron entered the Army in 1968 and served in Vietnam. After the service, Ron worked in real estate, property management, drywall repair, and coached his son's baseball teams. Ron enjoyed playing golf, watching sports, riding his bike or walking, and making people laugh. Ron is survived by his wife Rita, son Lucas, grandson Conor, and sisters Rosalind and Elizabeth. Ron was an amazing father and will be greatly missed.
Published by The Alpine Sun from Mar. 18 to Mar. 19, 2021.