Ron is survived by his loving wife, Jayne of Osage Beach, MO; daughters, Vicki (Mike) Shaw of Davenport, Denise (Jim) Mathisen of Springfield, MO, Rhonda (Brian) Sykes of Nevada, and son Brett (Terri) Heintz of Springfield, MO; twelve grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren. He is also survived by two sisters, Helen (Robert) DeFayette of Gettysburg, PA and Lois (Pat) Hamerton of Seattle WA; Mother-in-law Maxine Manley of Osage Beach, MO, Brother-in-law David Manley of Phoenix, AZ two sisters-in-law, Jean Heintz of Wichita, KS and Mary Ann (Bob) Gardner of Nevada and several cousins, nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Minnie, and two brothers, Sam and Adrian. A visitation will be held on Monday, August 12 from 9 - 11 at Chet Ryan Mortuary 708 Fifth Street in Nevada, IA. A celebration of life will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Father Rick Dagit officiating. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in loving memory of Ron for the Glaucoma Foundation. Chet Ryan Mortuary in Nevada has been entrusted with the care of Ron and his family.