Ronald E. Avery 79 of Lockbourne, passed away Fri. Feb. 1, 2019 at Mt. Carmel West, Columbus. He was born on April 14, 1939 in Lancaster, OH to the late Harry and Hazel (Allen) Avery. Ron had retired from Franklin County Engineers Dept after about 30 years. He was a member of Lighthouse Community Christian Church , also along with his wife Mae, he participated in cars shows for a number of years. Ron was an avid car enthusiast to say the least. He was preceded in death by his wife Winifred Mae (Dillion) Avery in 2016 and his parents. Survived by his children, Randy (Tona) Avery of London, Buffie (Greg) Smith of Marysville, and Timothy Avery of Lockbourne; grandchildren, Robert Smith, Cody Smith (Shayla Brutchey), Tondy Avery; great grandchildren, Gavin Smith, Blaine Smith , Coraline Smith, Levi Robison; sister Brenda Haymon-Watson; sister-in-law, Donna (Herbert “Buster” ) Hoover; nieces and nephew, Heather Schwartz, Andrea Harmon, Tiffany Hoover and John Hoover II; many friends.
Friends may call on Tues. Feb. 5 from 5- 8 p.m. at the Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, 420 W. Main St. Ashville. A Funeral Service at 1:00 p.m. with visitation 1 hour prior to the service, on Wed. Feb. 6, 2019 at Lighthouse Community Christian Church, 11659 State Route 104 Ashville, OH 43103 with Pastor P.J. Rings officiating. Interment will follow at Harrison Township Cemetery, So. Bloomfield. Family request in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the church. Online condolences to the olivercheekfuneralhome.com