February 26, 1932 - November 13, 2017
BYERS Ronald W. Ronald W. Byers, 85, of Toledo, passed away Monday, November 13, 2017, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. He was born February 26, 1932, in Johnstown, PA, to Joseph and Ellen Byers. Ron graduated from Johnstown High School and 10 days later married his high school sweetheart, Joan V. Boyer. Ron apprenticed to the graphics arts trade at Conemaugh Engraving in Johnstown, PA and became a 60 year member of the Graphics Communications Union Local 2/289-M. He relocated to Toledo, in the late 50’s, to work for Sidel-Ferris-Clark and finished his career at Len Beach Associates. Ron was married to Joan for 35 years, having 4 children, Lee, Keith, Raymond and Adele. After Joan’s passing he married the second love of his life, Pearl Langlois and they enjoyed 24 wonderful years, before her passing. Following his retirement, Ron became a toy maker extraordinaire, producing innumerable toys in a wide variety of mediums, from whistles to motorized airplanes. Ron was a loving, caring and dedicated husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Survivors include his children, Lee (Jerry) Scanes, Keith (Christina) Byers, Raymond (Eve Crandall) Byers and Adele (Jose) Aponte; grandchildren, David Scanes, Kristopher Byers, Jennifer (Taylor) Eckel, Dylan Byers, Wesley Byers, Michelle (Josh) Mattis, Elena Aponte, and James Aponte; great-grandchildren, Konner, Khloe, Nathan, Camden, Kallie, Bryce, Olivia, Madison and Paige and his sister, Faye (Dick) Rippin. Friends are invited to visit on Thursday, from 2-8 p.m., at the Ansberg-West Funeral Home, 3000 Sylvania Avenue, Toledo, Ohio (between Secor and Douglas Roads). Funeral services will be held on Friday, at 11 a.m., at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Toledo Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 East River Road, Perrysburg, OH 43551. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staffs at the Franciscan Care Center and Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.ansberg-west.com.
BYERS Ronald W. Ronald W. Byers, 85, of Toledo, passed away Monday, November 13, 2017, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. He was born February 26, 1932, in Johnstown, PA, to Joseph and Ellen Byers. Ron graduated from Johnstown High School and 10... View Obituary & Service Information
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