Ronald W. Ketcham, age 85, of Mesa, Arizona passed away 5:23 a.m. on June 25, 2019, at Mariposa Point of Mesa, Mesa Arizona. He was born February. 18, 1934, in Zanesville, Ohio, to the late Floyd F. & Inez B. Allen Ketcham, and was the younger of two sons. Also preceding him in death was his wife of 49 years, Myrna Eileen (Wagner) Ketcham; and his brother Kenneth R. Ketcham. He was a retired Industrial Engineer from Gould/Westinghouse in Cleveland, Ohio and RCA in Marlborough, Mass., Camden, NJ, and Cambridge, Ohio. Before that he worked at Clarksburg Paper Co. (part of Hazel Atlas Glass Co.) He was a graduate of Lash High School, Class of 1953. He was a member of the Zanesville Jaycees in the early 1960's. He was a member of the Painesville, Ohio Elks #549, and a member of the Elks in Tempe, Arizona. Surviving are his daughter, Rhonda J. Lang & husband Michael, two grandsons, Bryan (Anne) Lang of Snowflake, Arizona, and Jason (Ashley) Lang of Katy, Texas; great-grandchildren twins Brooklynn & Brynlynn Lang of Snowflake, Arizona, Molly & Piper Lang of Katy, Texas; extended family of great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; sister-in-law Lila Ketcham of Easton, Maryland.; sister-in-law Peggy Swingle of Gahanna, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews. Friends and family may call from 2:00 – 6:00 P.M. on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at the Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Avenue, Zanesville, Ohio where funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, July 1, 2019, with Rev. John Kay Jr. officiating. He will be laid to rest at Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery, Zanesville, Ohio. Richardson Funeral Home, Tempe Arizona and Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, Zanesville Ohio are both compassionately serving the family.
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