Ronald Lee Gardner, 83 of Kent, Ohio passed away September 2, 2014, in the house he built 60 years ago surrounded by his loving family.
Ron was a retired Kent postal worker and a proud Korean War Veteran. He was a long-time member of the VFW, American Legion, Knights of Columbus and St. Patrick's Church.
Preceded in death by his parents, Lee and Anne, he is survived by his wife of 63 years, Katherine; son, Ron Jr. (Gay); daughters, Ronda (Lorrin) Read, Robin (Roy) Gerlach, Rayne Gardner, and Becky (Terry) Davis; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Dad was a simple, quiet man with a big heart. He will be missed.
A graveside service will be held 10:00 AM Monday, September 8th at Restland Cemetery in Brimfield. There will be a Celebration of Life following the services at Ronda's home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Freedom House, c/o Family and Community Services, 705 Oakwood Street, Ravenna, OH 44266. Bissler & Sons Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Thinking happy thoughts of Ronald, and the whole family, while remembering all the wonderful times we had living next door to each other. Love & Prayers! Deb Kalbaugh