Ronald R. Garver
October 09, 1952 ‒ February 20, 2016
Ronald R. Garver, age 63, of Fredericktown, Ohio went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on October 9, 1952 in Mansfield, Ohio the son of Rudy and Ethel (Squires) Garver. Ron was a 1972 graduate of Fredericktown High School. He owned and operated Garver Construction Company in Fredericktown, Ohio and retired in 2004 after 30 years of employment with General Motors in Mansfield, Ohio. Most people knew, Ron was never shy of a good day of work.
Although he was a carpenter by trade, Ron was well known for his green thumb in the caring of his fruit and vegetable gardens. In his earlier years, he enjoyed fishing and coon hunting with friends and was also a big fan of NASCAR racing.
Ron was a member of the American Legion in Bellville and United Auto Workers Local 549 of Ontario.
He is survived by his children, Shelly (Brandon) Dobbins of Columbus, Wesley (Christin) Garver of Bellville and Carrie (Russ) Stewart of New Albany, seven grandchildren, Brandon (Lacey), Cody, Owen, Griffin, Sophia, Colin and Kendyl, two sisters, Marilyn (Dick) Ewers of Fredericktown, Shirley Snyder of Mount Vernon and the mother of his children, Terry Yarman.
Friends may call on Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown where a funeral service will be held on Wednesday beginning at 11 a.m. Pastor Joe Overholt will be officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Chesterville.
Memorial contributions in Ron’s name may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of Knox Community Hospital, 1330 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.
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The Snyder Funeral Home of Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Ronald R. Garver.