Of Spotsylvania, VA passed away on May 15, 2004, formerly of Michigan. Ron served his country in the U.S. Air Force from 1956 to 1967. He worked overseas for Philco Ford and Intelsat in the U.S.A. Traveling was always a joy for him, his family was the true light of his life. He is remembered by wife, Claudia or Chile; sons, Ronald II and his wife, Renee and Robert; daughter, Robin, and sisters, Marjorie (Ronald D.) Boyer, Carol (Robert) Berman; grandchildren, Robert III and Ryan. He was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Laura, his father, Dale and mother Geraldine. The family will receive friends on Saturday, May 22, 2004 from 11 a.m. until time of funeral service at 1 p.m. at Laurel Hill Funeral Home's Chapel with interment to follow at Laurel Hill Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 1440 West Washington Blvd., Chicago, IL, 60607.