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Ronald E. "Ron" Reiter

March 3, 1935 - June 13, 2020

MUNCIE – Ronald E. “Ron” Reiter, 85, passed away on Saturday evening, June 13 2020 surrounded by his family.

He was born on March 3, 1935 in Dayton, Ohio, the son of Robert E. and Melvina E. (Wombold) Reiter. Ron married Carolyn Trittschuh on June 23, 1962 in Versailles, Ohio. He served his country honorab…READ MORE

MUNCIE – Ronald E. “Ron” Reiter, 85, passed away on Saturday evening, June 13 2020 surrounded by his family.

He was born on March 3, 1935 in Dayton, Ohio, the son of Robert E. and Melvina E. (Wombold) Reiter. Ron married Carolyn Trittschuh on June 23, 1962 in Versailles, Ohio. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy.

He retired from Dayton Walther as a tool designer. While serving in the Navy, he discovered his love of boats and airplanes. He was a member of High Street United Methodist Church and Bethany Sunday School class.

Ron enjoyed spending his winters in New Smyrna Beach, Florida for the past 20 years. He also enjoyed camping, fishing and spending time with family and friends.

Surviving are his wife of nearly 58 years, Carolyn Reiter of Muncie; two children, Michael Reiter of Yorktown and Michelle Blackburn (husband, Bill) of Noblesville; four grandchildren, Austin Reiter (wife, Danielle), Britney, Emily and Nataley Blackburn; and one sister, Gretchen Burton (husband, John) of Beavercreek, OH.

The family would like to acknowledge the special friendship of Tom and Jean Ostendorf and Les and Nancy Kehr for the past forty plus years.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, June 19, 2020 at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel. Full military honors will follow the service at the mortuary provided by the Veterans of Delaware County. Burial will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 19, 2020 in Mound Hill   Cemetery, Eaton, Ohio.

Family and friends may call at the Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Friday, June 19, 2020.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be directed to Indy Honor Flight, P.O. Box 10, Plainfield, IN 46168 to honor Ron’s service in the Navy.

Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com

 

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, June 19, 2020

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Service Information

Date: Friday, June 19, 2020

Time: 12:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305



Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, June 19, 2020

Time: 3:00 pm

Mound Hill Cemetery

Address:

533 W. Main Street
Eaton, OHIO 45320


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