It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Ron on October 10, 2017 at the age of 69, with his loving family by his side.  Dearest husband and best friend for 40 years of Judy.  Much loved father of Jacqui (Brian) and Mike.  Dear brother of Nancy Hodgson (Ed) and predeceased by Mike (2012) and David (2017).  Cherished Grandpa of Madison and Michael.  Also predeceased by his parents Richard and Shirley.  Special Godfather and uncle of Alex (Dan) and Chris (Monica).  Ron will be sadly missed by niece Karri (Ken), nephew Michael, as well as his great-nieces and great-nephews.  Special friend of Al Cowin and Roy Tetler.  Ron retired from Ford Canada after 30 years of service.  Ron was an avid sports fan, especially Windsor Spitfires and Toronto Maple Leafs.  Ron will be sadly missed by his fur babies Kody and Symie.  Ron had a kind spirit and generous nature that touched many lives.  He will be sadly missed and forever remembered by all who knew him.  Special thanks to the nurses and staff of the CCU of Windsor Regional Hospital-Ouellette Campus.  If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Windsor & Essex County Humane Society would be appreciated by the family.  Visitation Friday, 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.  Funeral Service Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Entombment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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