Ronald A. Meier, 65, passed away Monday, July 11, 2011 at St. Luke's Hospital with his family at his side.
Born in Toledo to John and Doris Meier on February 21, 1946, he graduated from Perrysburg High School in 1964, and the Ohio State University in 1969 with a master's degree in Agricultural Economics. While at Ohio State he was Chancellor of Alpha Zeta fraternity.
Meier worked as the Manager of the Lawn Fertilizer Division at the Andersons prior to becoming the originating Director of the 577 Foundation in Perrysburg, OH.
He married Janice Williams in 1968 and had two sons, David and Mark.
Ron bravely battled multiple medical problems after a motor vehicle accident 21 years ago, but continued to be devoted to his family and friends. He was a man of integrity, passion, and intellect who was a devoted father, husband, and community leader. Everyone who knew him was touched by his life.
Visitation will be at Grace United Methodist Church (601 East Boundary, Perrysburg, OH) Friday, July 15, from 4 to 7 p.m., with a memorial service at 7 p.m. There will be a private burial at New Belleville Ridge-Dowling Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are requested to be sent to the Ronald A. Meier Scholarship Fund, c/o the Eastwood Educational Foundation Inc., Eastwood Board of Education, 4800 Sugar Ridge Road, Pemberville, OH 43450. Click here to view the full obituary on the Sentinel-Tribune.