Ronald J. Cherosky

June 10, 1950 ‒ July 23, 2018

Fredericktown, Ohio

Ronald J. Cherosky, age 68, of Fredericktown passed away on Monday, July 23, 2018 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.

He was born on June 10, 1950 in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Robert and Elizabeth (Kaferle) Cherosky.  Ronald retired after many years as a contractor at Al Blythe Construction.  He also trained thoroughbred race horses at Thistledown Racing Track near Cleveland for many years.

He is survived by his wife Barbara (Boone) Cherosky; his son Phil (Kristen) Cherosky; his daughter Chrissy Cherosky; and his brother Robert (Judy) Cherosky.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, July 26, 2018 beginning at 1PM at Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown.  Following the graveside service, family and friends are invited for a  time of food and fellowship at the Fredericktown Recreation District  (12 Mill St., Fredericktown, Ohio 43019).

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  • Our hearts are saddened for the loss of a long time neighbor and friend. May God comfort you in your grief. Sincerely with love, Tim and Lou Wolford

  • I just heard of Ron’s passing. And I’m so sad for you all. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you. And if I can help thru this terribly hard time, please please know u can call me anytime. Love to u ole friend..

  • We are so very sorry!! We are sending hugs and prayers for you & your family.

  • I am praying for your family. We are so sorry to hear about Ron. He always had a smile on his face and some quirky thing to say to make us laugh! May you all find comfort in this difficult time.

  • Thinking of you, Barb, your son, and the entire family. I am very sorry to hear this news.

  • My family is thinking of you Barb and Phil, and wishing you comfort and our condolences.

  • Thinking of you Barb and Phil. My heart is with you both and wishing you comfort in this time of need. Hugs.

  • So sorry to hear about Ron. Our prayers are with you and your family in your time of loss. Carol, Craig and Casey Strater .

  • Rife and I are thinking about you Chrissy and Phil. We are sorry for your loss. We are thankful that we had the fun times with Ron. We will all listen to the birds, drink a beer, eat some clams, cook on the grill, and set a firework off for you!

  • Prayers of strength and comfort to you Barb, Phil, and Chrissy. My heart breaks for you all. May God wrap his loving arms around you and provide you with wonderful memories. Love to all.

  • Sorry for your loss, keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers!!

  • Dearest Barb,
    We are truly sorry to hear of your loss of Ron. We are praying for your heart to heal and God’s comfort to be felt. Love you.
    Kelly & Mike Smith

  • Dear Barb:
    So sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May you find comfort in your family, friends, and faith at this sad time.
    Janet Arnold Rowan

  • So sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. May the memories live on forever- he will be truly missed. Our prayers for you,Barb and the family.

  • Barb,
    I am so very sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Find comfort in knowing that your friends, family and faith will support you during this very difficult time.
    Angela Tewksbury

  • Our thoughts and prayers to you and your family. Thinking of you, Jim & Rhonda Whited Young

  • Barb,
    I am so sad to hear ….all I can think of is his ornery smile and standing on your front porch talking to us and teasing Grant!!!! I am in Houston right now as his service is going on….I am heartbroken I can’t be there with Sara to give you and Phil a huge hug and help with anything you guys need!! You guys were such a huge part of our everyday for so long and I miss those days so much!!! Our kids were all so much family to one another as were our horses and the years flew by….we all love you both and are praying for you!!! When Amelia comes home I will try to get her over to the farm to see you!!! Prayers and hugs!!!! Theresa John, Sara Samples, DR (and part of the thanks to you for the helping to grow her up with horses) Amelia Nyhart, Grant and Lydia Nyhart and Rachel Nyhart.

  • Dear Barb,
    We were deeply saddened to hear about the loss of Ron. Our condolences to Phil, Chrissy and you. May the Lord comfort and keep you safe at this difficult time.
    Dwight and Sharon Phillips

  • we were so very sorry to hear about Ron’s passing. Christian loved him. Ron was such a good friend to him. you and your family have been in our prayers . God bless.

  • We just learned of Ron’s passing, and want to offer our sincerest condolences to you,Barb, and your extended family. So many wonderful memories from our days at Thistledown… You are in our hearts and prayers.

  • Barb, I am saddened to hear of Ron’s passing. I am keeping a special place in my thoughts for you and Phil.

  • Dear Cherosky Family,
    We just heard of Ron’s passing and wanted to send our sincere condolences to you and your family. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayer.
    Mike and Karen Greenfield