Ronald Wood



Memorial Contributions:

Humane Society

3077 Wilson Dr NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49534

Alzheimer’s Association

225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.

Ronald J. Wood “Ronnie” passed away peacefully into the arms of Jesus early Friday morning, January 15, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, Olive & Otis Wood; sister & brother-in-law, Janice & Dick Copeland; and nephews, Scott and John. Survivors include sisters, Nancy Brown, and Kay Wood; niece, Barb (Dave) Harmelink; nephew, Dave (Becky) Brown; great nieces, Amanda (Aaron) Muir, Sammi (Mickey) Marx, Meredith (Nathan) Tobaben; great nephew, Derek (Jayce) Brown; special great grand nieces & nephews, Nolan, Lucy, Makayla, Alexis, Kendal, Eevie, Brody, Jaxson, Greyson, and Bee. Ron served during the Korean War in the United Sates Army. He taught school in Yuma, Arizona for over 20 years. Ron was very proud of his baseball team winning a state championship. In Grand Rapids he worked in adult education. He was an avid Detroit Tiger fan! (Go Tigers!) Ronnie was a great brother and uncle, he loved to tease his family and friends. Visitation with the family will be held at 2 PM on Thursday, July 8, 2021, at Roth-Gerst Chapel, 305 N. Hudson Lowell, Michigan, 49331, with memorial services following at 3 PM, with Pastor Marcus Schmidt officiating. Family invites those who wish to the interment at Oakwood Cemetery following the memorial service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society, 3077 Wilson Dr NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49534; or the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.

Your presence we miss,

Your memories are treasure.

Loving you always,

Forgetting you never.


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