Ronald Derenberger Sr., 59, passed away peacefully at home Feb. 8, 2019. Ron was an amazing husband, father, cousin, brother, brother -in-law, grandfather, and uncle. Family meant everything to him. He was a friend to many. He served 6 years in the United States Army as a young man. In his most recent years he drove an 18 wheeler. After a short stint as an over-the-road driver he settled on local driving. Almost 10 years to PA and back daily, then Cincinnati and back daily. He was a lifetime member of the Auxiliary VFW Post 4044 on Eakin Rd where he held many volunteer positions such as helping with Saturday breakfast, the Hilltop Bean Dinner, Auxiliary dinners, picking up donations and serving as an Aux officer.
He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Nancy, Son Jason Spencer (Patricia), Son Ronald Derenberger II (Jeanna), Daughter Crystal Vaught (Marcus), Stepdaughter Anna Wilkins (Bryant), Stepdaughter Amy Montoney (Taze Aisel), Sister Sharon DeWeese (Raymond), Brother Raymond Derenberger (Stella), Brother Kevin Derenberger (Vicki), Sister-in-law Toni Lacy (Don), Sister-in-law Sue Tier, Brother-in-law Paul Montoney (Connie), Several Nieces and Nephews, Grandchildren, Dylan, Emily, Jesi, Brooke, Jena, Carly, Alli, Raylee, Quentin, Jake, Vinny, Levi and Mason, 3 great grandchildren and 3 step grandchildren.
Visitation Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 from 5-7pm at Newcomer, SW Chapel, 3393 Broadway, Grove City, OH. Additional visitation Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 from 11am until the time of Funeral Service at 12pm at the Funeral Home. Interment to follow at Mifflin Cemetery, Gahanna, OH.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ron's memory to Faith Mission, 245 North Grant Ave., Columbus, OH 43215.
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