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Ronald A. Benner

January 3, 2021


Benner, Ronald A., Sr. passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2021, after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease. Beloved husband of over 56 years of Margaret "Peg" (Covert) Benner; loving father of Ronald (Sherri) Benner, Jr., James (Shelly) Benner, Sr., Ruth (William Johnson) Benner, and Philip (Jill) Benner; brother of Joan (Patrick Mayse) Benner-Welsh, Matt (Bonnie) Benner, Sharon (the late Ken) Schmittlein, and the late Timothy (Laurie McCullough) Benner and Dennis Benner. Also survived by 6 grandchildren (Laura, Elizabeth, Matthew, James Jr., Megan, and William) and many nieces and nephews. Ron worked for Yellow Freight and was a member of the Teamsters Local #249, he was a graduate of Perry High School in 1956 and served in the U. S. Coast Guard based in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. He was very well-read, loved poetry, woodworking, carving, photography, cars, and trains but above all, he was very dedicated to his family. Funeral services and interment private. Arrangements Copeland Funeral Home. In Lieu of flowers, contributions to Humane Animal Rescue would be appreciated.

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