Ron was a 1970 Midview High School graduate. He served in the U.S. Navy and was an Xray Technician at Allen Mercy Medical Center in Oberlin. Ron treasured spending time with his grandchildren, he enjoyed traveling with his wife, and playing racquet ball.
Survivors include his wife of 16 years, Sandra J. (nee Plas); three daughters, Jennifer Dove of Elyria, Robin Bishop (Jim) of Texas, Lindsey Wolf of Grafton; two sons, Bryon Wolf (Jennifer) of Amherst, William Dove of Grafton; additional survivors include nine grandchildren; his parents, James Sr. and Mary (nee Brink) Dove of Eaton Twp.; sister, Cheryl Dusky (Reverend Paul) of Tennessee; three brothers, James Dove (Ann) of Columbia Station, Lawrence Dove (Barbara) of Lorain, Timothy Dove (Donna) of Elyria.
Ron was preceded in death by two brothers, Christopher Dove (Judy) and Jerry Michael Dove.
Family will receive friends from 4 to 7 P.M., Thursday, September 19, 2013 at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria, (440) 322-4626, where funeral services will be at 10 A.M., Friday, September 20, 2013. Reverend Ben Dusky and Reverend Tim Rollins will officiate. Burial will be at Brookdale Cemetery in Elyria, where V.F.W. Post #1079 will provide full military honors.
Memorial contributions in Ron’s memory can be sent to the charity of the donor’s choice.