Ronald R. Carlson, of Avon Lake, passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at the age of 61.
Cherished husband of 31 years to Marie (nee Mahaffey); beloved father of Amy Van Dyke; revered as a rock star by his precious grandson, Logan; son of Ralph and Doris Carlson (nee McKimm) (both deceased); dear brother of Barbara Lunt, Robert J. (Eileen), Doris M. Kleinhenz (Gary - deceased), the late Paul C. (Mary), Patty Wasniak, Anne M. Arcuri (Lou); beloved uncle and friend of many.
Ronnie began his life's career at the City of Avon Lake, at the age of 16, through Avon Lake High School's Occupational Work Experience program. Upon graduation, he went to work full time retiring after 30+ years from his position as Supervisor of Parks and Grounds - Recreation Division. He was exceptionally talented at building and maintaining a broad range of structures and equipment. He had a lifelong love of hunting, fishing, boating, gardening and cooking. He was a dog parent made in heaven to each of his Dobermans.
Visitation Monday, June 17, 2019 from 3:00 PM until the time of Words of Remembrance & Closing prayers at 7:00 PM at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain, OH. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 10:00 AM, Holy Spirit Church, 410 Lear Road, Avon Lake, OH (meet at Church on Tuesday). Interment will be private at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain, OH at a later date. Memorial donations in Ronnie's memory to The Seidman Cancer Center, 41201 Schaden Road, Elyria, OH 44035 or Love a Stray, P.O. BOX 125, Avon Lake, OH 44012. Online condolences and gifts of sympathy may be shared by using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.
Love a Stray
P.O. BOX 125, Avon Lake OH 44012
The Seidman Cancer Center
41201 Schaden Road, Elyria OH 44035