Ronald Cecil “Ron” Halterman Sr., 68, of DeGraff, passed away at 5:40 a.m. on Monday, April 10, 2017 at Logan Acres Care Center. He was born in Sidney, Ohio on December 21, 1948 to the late Cecil and Grace (Middleton) Halterman. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Rose Eva Halterman-Cromes and Shirley Jean Halterman-Noel.
Ron is survived by his two children, Ronald C. (Shelby) Halterman Jr. and Kimberly (Keith) Strayer; seven grandchildren, Marissa (Blake) Halterman, Shiana (Taylor) Walls, Keilara Halterman, Rylee Halterman, Lincoln Walker, Kyndra Strayer, and Kaleb Strayer; three great grandchildren, Kainen Samons, Madelyn Walls and Evelyn Walls; seven siblings, Marvin Halterman, Phyllis Hehr, Marilyn Kay (Bob) Zimpher, Charles (Joan) Halterman, Sue (Larry) Roby, Richard “Dick” (Linda) Halterman, and Ricky (Brenda) Halterman; and many nieces and nephews.
A 1967 graduate of Riverside High School, Ron drove truck for Ritter Brothers and worked for Hirschfelds in DeGraff. He lost his sight in 1985 and was still very independent throughout his life. He enjoyed the time he spent with his family and friends and listening to WPKO. He would always listen to all the sports that were broadcast.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the staff of Logan Acres and Universal Home Health & Hospice Care for the exceptional care they provided to their family.
Per Ron’s request, his body was donated to the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine and a private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Riverside EMS, P.O. Box 2, DeGraff, Ohio 43318 or Universal Home Health & Hospice Care, 701 S. Main Street, Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311.
Funeral arrangements are in the care of the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff and online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.edsfh.com.