Ron C. Zeger

May 12, 1947 ‒ November 17, 2017

Galion, Ohio

Ron C. Zeger, 70, of Galion passed away unexpectedly Friday evening, November 17, 2017.

He was born May 12, 1947 in Galion and was the son of Chester E. and Lovina (Champion) Zeger. Ron is survived by his wife of 30 years, Vickie (Carpenter) Zeger whom he married on December 17, 1986.

He attended Galion High School and proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Ron worked at the former North Electric, Perfection and Westinghouse. He retired as a die-maker in 2006 from General Motors in Ontario. Ron was a lifetime member of the AMVETS Polk Township Post 1979 of Galion. He was a true “handyman” as he could fix just about anything. Ron enjoyed working on cars, spending time in his garden and loved being a grandpa. He gave a special gift of tissue donation.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughter, Ronda Zeger of Galion; son Ronald Darin (Carrie) Zeger of Galion; step-son Dale Powell Jr. of Galion; eight grandchildren Tylor, Brianna, Brittany, Ethan, Skyler, Mia, Krystal and Katlin; six great-grandchildren; sisters Carolyn Smith of Marion, Diana (Roger) Lands of Mansfield, Christine of Virginia and Debbie (Dave) Tittle of Florida and brother Michael “Mick” (Carolyn Baker) Zeger of Galion.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister Shirley.

A celebration of life will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 25, 2017 at the VFW Post 4329, 229 South Market Street Galion, Ohio 44833 with full military honors will be conducted by the United States Army and the Galion Crestline Veterans Military Funeral Detail at 1:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Galion Crestline Veterans Military Funeral Detail in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Ron Zeger, and condolences may be made to them at

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  • So very sorry to hear of Ronnie’s passing. Our thoughts and prayer’s are with the family, I pray the Lord will give you all comfort, peace and strength in this difficult time. May you rest in peace Ronnie.
    Tony and Sandy (Young) Mullins

  • Mic, and Family,
    So sorry to hear about Ron’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  • Deb, and Carolyn, So sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. He was a super nice guy we have known for a long time. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with all of you.

  • So sorry for the family’s loss. My heart goes out to all. You all are in my prayers to find comfort. Remember Ron is with each of you. RIP Ron you are loved by many. Also hugs to all. Rebecca & Mark Osborne

  • So sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. I worked with Ron at General Motors, and he knew his stuff as a MD at GM. He truly was an asset to the Company. On a personal level it was a joy to work with him as he always had a positive attitude toward life, and a mild mannered guy.