Ronald Gene Munion
Ronald Gene Munion
  • July 27, 1930 - October 31, 2017
  • Longwood, Florida

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Munion, Ronald Gene, 87, died on October 31, 2017 from complications due to pneumonia. Ron was born on July 27, 1930 to George Harold and Donna Belle (Kadel) Munion in Pawhuska, Oklahoma. Ron joined the United States Navy in 1947 and was first stationed in Honolulu, Hawaii. Ron married Mary Louise Turner on June 12, 1953 in Fort Worth, Texas and they were blessed with four children, Lulla Belle, Lynda Katherine, Miriam Jane, and Margaret Doreen. Upon retirement from the Navy in 1968, he worked at American Cyanmid until 1979 when he retired on disability. Ron volunteered as a HAMM Radio Operator and raced Hobie Cats during retirement and enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. In the past two decades, he developed an affinity for cooking and baking. His “goodies” were a favorite among his friends and neighbors. In 2012, Ron left his home of 50 years in Milton Florida and moved to Longwood, Florida. He leaves behind daughters Lynda (David) Dennis, Miriam Marshall, and Margaret (Richard) Traynelis, daughter of the heart Kathleen (Diana) Herr Davis, his sister Lynda DeArman and brother Gary Munion. He is also preceeded in death by his parents, wife Louise, daughter Lulla Belle, and brother Dale. Also left behind are Ron’s grandchildren, Sean (Stephanie) Dennis, Kirsten (Brian) Burbridge, Jana Traynelis, and Kate Marshall. In addition, Ron leaves five great-grandchildren who adore his hugs and tickles, Evan Dennis, Grace Burbridge, Leah Dennis, Emma Marshall and Mary Dennis. Funeral services will take place on Friday November 10, 2017, at Annunciation Catholic Church at 1020 Montgomery Road, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714 at 10:00am. Following the service, a celebration of his life and sharing of memories will be held at Brookdale Island Lake at 160 Islander Ct, Longwood, FL 32750 at 12:00 – 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Comforter, 605 Montgomery Road, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714 or American Lung Association,