Ronald "Ron" Gunn
Ronald R "Ron" Gunn, 87, died peacefully at his home in Napoleon, Ohio on July 3, 2017. He was born in Napoleon on November 4, 1929 to Burdette and Viola (Dawson) Gunn. On December 25, 1951 he married Mary Lois "Pinkie" Hatch and she preceded him in death in 1995. He later married Dorothy Shumaker Craig who passed away in 2008.
Ron was owner/operator of Ron's Marathon Service in Napoleon for thirty years. He was a life-long member of St. Paul United Methodist Church and a Korean War veteran. Ron was involved in many community organizations including Napoleon Lions Club, Napoleon Legion Post #300, Napoleon VFW Post #8218, Napoleon Masonic Lodge #256, Scottish Rite and Zenobia Shrine in Toledo.
Surviving are his children; Doug (Lela) Gunn of Thornville, Ohio, David (Mary Kay) Gunn of Napoleon, Ohio, Vicki (Dennis) Rathbun of Bryan, Ohio, and Sharon (Mark) Dotson of Sebastian, Florida. Ron was a grandfather to seven grandchildren and great-grandfather to six children. Infant granddaughter, Hope Elizabeth Gunn, preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Leland and sister Arlene.
Visitation for Ron will be held on Friday, July 7, 2017 at Walker-Hoening Mortuary (333 W. Main St.) of Napoleon from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. A Masonic service will take place at the funeral home at 7:30 p.m. Funeral services will take place Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to the services. Services will be officiated by Pastor Bruce Perry. Burial with military honors will immediately follow the services at Forest Hill Cemetery in Napoleon.
Memorials in memory of Ron may be made to St. Paul United Methodist Church of Napoleon, The American Cancer Society or to Shriner Children's Hospital.
Friday, July 7, 2017 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Masonic Service Lodge #256
Friday, July 7, 2017 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 8, 2017 11 a.m.
Walker-Hoening Mortuary Visitation One Hour Prior to Service