Ronald “Ron” Oney

March 06, 1945 ‒ March 14, 2020

Mansfield, Ohio

MANSFIELD: Ronald “Ron” Oney went to be with the Lord Saturday, March 14, 2020 from OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital. He was 75.

He was born March 6, 1945 in Mansfield to parents Leonard & Ruth (Steurer) Oney. After he graduated from Bellville High School with the class of 1963, he proudly served his country by joining the US Navy.

Ron worked as a mainframe computer installer, having traveled around the world doing these install everywhere from India and Mexico just to name a couple.

He was a voracious reader and enjoyed technical books. He enjoyed going to Experimental Aircraft Association events and even went for his pilot’s license. Ron liked all kinds of music, even rock and roll, but his favorite artist was Johnny Cash. But most important of all Ron was a born-again Christian. He is now with the Lord and Savior forever.

He is survived by his loving wife Eddie Oney; son Patrick “PJ” Oney; sister Jean Oney.

In addition to his parents, Ron was preceded in death by siblings Dean Oney and Ted Oney.

Although no public service will be held in Ron’s memory, his family hopes that you will hold him in your heart as you remember him in your own special way.

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  • Dear Alice,; I’m so very sorry for your loss! I was surprised to see how much he looks like Alan!
    I’m so glad that I got to meet him. Know that I’m thinking of you and keeping you in my prayers.
    His Love and mine,
    Deb Peterson Smith

  • It has been my privilege to be a friend of Ron these last 2 1/2 years as I visited him and Eddie His door was always opened for me. He truly loved the Lord and we would spend much of our time in sharing about the Lord’s goodness. My prayers are with you Eddie in these days ahead.

    Pastor Terry Zerby

  • So sorry for your loss. Ron was a senior when I was a freshman, Whether it was algebra class, football or wrestling practice Ron treated us younger kids with respect. Enjoyed being around him then and a few times since.

  • Jeanie…so sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of Ron from when we were kids. We rode the same bus. I informed your cousin, Bill Brokaw, about Ron’s passing. I worked. With Bill. He sends his sympathy to you and your family.
    Joyce Shaffer White

  • Jeanie, So sorry for the loss of Ron.. I have some happy memories of visiting with your family when we were all kids! Sympathy and prayers for your comfort. Elaine Brokaw Johnson

  • Eddie, Don and I were very saddened to hear of Ron’s passing. Please accept our sincere condolences. We so enjoyed getting to know you and renew our friendship with Ron over the last few years. We pray knowing he is with our Lord brings you peace and comfort. He will be missed. Our love to you….

    Don and Valerie Margot

  • I’m so very sorry to hear of Rons passing. Such a Kind person that I enjoyed knowing and talking to about his love for animals and God! Praying for all the family for this great loss.