Ronald Leonard Jacoby, 77, of 86 Jacoby Lane, Millmont, entered into rest at 1:54 p.m., Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at Riverwoods, Lewisburg, where he had been a resident since July.
He was born March 5, 1940, in Ashland, a son of the late George “Pete” H. and Mary “Mae”D. (Dietz) Jacoby.
Ronald was a 1958 graduate of Coal Township High School.
He served in the Army from May 1962 until his honorable discharge May 1965.
Ronald was employed at Ceco Corporation/New Columbia Joist from January 17, 1968 until he retired May 1, 2003.
He enjoyed playing golf, and having his weekly meetings with his lifelong friend at the many clubs where he was a member.
Ronald was a member of the Union County Sportsmen’s Club, Weikert, Mifflinburg American Legion Post 410, Mifflinburg V.F.W. Post 1964, Free and Accepted Masons, and a life member of the Forest Hill Fire Company, Coal Township, Union County West End Social Club, Danville Elks, and former president of the Union County West End Fire Company.
Surviving are one niece, Virginia Pawelczyk of Shamokin; two nephews, Steve Jacoby of Shamokin, and James Peter Jacoby of Shamokin; great nieces and nephews, Veronica Yoder, Kenneth Pawelczyk, Cameron Jacoby, and Gabby Jacoby; step son, William Ranchkoskie of Mifflinburg; and many lifelong friends.
He was preceded in death by one brother, George “Jim” J. Jacoby.
Family and friends are welcome to a time of visitation from 2 to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 20th, at the Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg, where a memorial service to celebrate the life of Ronald will be conducted at 3, with Rev. Richard VonNeida, officiating.
Memorial gifts may be made to either the Union County Sportsmen’s Club, 50 Sportsmen’s Club Ln., Millmont, PA 17845, Forest Hill Fire Company, 2342 Trevorton Rd. Coal Township PA 17866, or Union County West End Fire Company, 3005 State Route 235, Millmont, PA 17845.
Union County Sportmen's Club
50 Sportsmens Club Lane, Millmont PA 17845
Union County West End Fire Company
3005 State Route 235, Millmont PA
Forest Hill Fire Company
2342 Trevorton Rd., Coal Township PA 17866