COSHOCTON: Ronald Dean Conard, 77, of Coshocton, Ohio died on Sunday, September 23, 2012, following a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's.
Born August 29, 1935 in Coshocton, Ohio he was the son of the late Arthur L. and Lela M. (Norris) Conard.
A 1954 graduate of Coshocton High School, Ron went on to serve in the Air Force with the 509th Bomb Wing.
Ron returned to Coshocton to raise his family, spending over 30 years with Clow Corporation.
Ron will be missed by his son Craig (Krista) Conard of Sunbury, Ohio daughter Jackye (Michael) Little of Nashport, Ohio; step-daughter Tina (Lance) Evans of Sunbury, step-son Todd (Nicole) Cilona of Canton and loving grandchildren, Hillary, Kara, Hannah, Chase, Jared, Anthony, Caleb, Nathan, Hailey, and great grand-daughter Rylinn; brothers Richard (Ginger) Conard of Westerville, Ohio, Jimmy (Brenda) Conard, of Aiken, South Carolina; and sister Shirley Schweitzer of Coshocton, and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be Wednesday, September 26, 2012 from 5 to 8 P.M. at the Free Funeral Home, 788 S. Second Street, Coshocton. Services will be held at 1 P.M. on Thursday, September 27.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memoriums may be made to The Alzheimer's Foundation of America at www.alzfdn.org
An online guestbook may be signed at www.coshoctontribune.com