Ronald Darrell LacyJuly 23, 1936 ~ September 11, 2017 (age 81)
Ronald D. Lacy, 81 of Toledo passed away Monday, September 11, 2017 at St. Anne Mercy Hospital. He was born in Flower Hospital on July 23, 1936 to Glen A. & Theresa A. (Duck) Lacy.
Ron graduated from Whitmer High School-Trilby in 1955, where he excelled in Biology and was a member of the school circus and band. He was proud to have served as a United States Marine, Parris Island, SC in 1956. Ron enjoyed martial arts, of many forms. He worked on his brown belt in 1960’s in Judo, under Rich (Tony) Owed and 7th DAN (Black Belt) Frank Hurtado, who preceded him in death.
Ron studied most religions, followed scripture of Yahweh and Yahshua. He was also a history buff, and enjoyed bible history, science, medicine, food and law.
Ron worked for Wally Iott (Foodtown), Unitcast Foundry, U.S. Marine Corps, in Cherry Point, NC, AP Parts, Pepsi Cola as a driver and in sales, salesman for Rubini Volkswagon (Dale Carnegie Sales Course), 20 years for McLean Trucking on the dock and as a driver and compact sweepers in the 60’s. He was also a J.C. Penny furniture outlet salesman for 13 years, before retiring in 2003.
Ronald married JoAnne (Rutledge) Lacy, the love of his life in 1962 and they enjoyed 53 years together before her passing in 2015.
Ron is survived by his children Jeff (Rosie) Lacy, Laura (George) and Sherie (Dan), grandchildren; Cody, Brianna, Courtney, Shawn, Victoria, and great grandson Caleb, many friends and extended family.
Graveside services will be conducted Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 11am at Toledo Memorial Park.
Arrangements were entrusted to Reeb Funeral Home, 5712 N. Main St., Sylvania, OH.