Ronald Parker , 62 of Bellaire, Ohio passed away peacefully Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Wheeling Hospital. He was born on October 31, 1957 in Steubenville, Ohio to Otis Howard Parker and Doris Jean (Hill) Makofsky.
Preceding him in death at his natural father, Otis; his stepfather, William L. Makfosky; and his youngest sister, Patti (Parker) Anastasia.
He is survived by his wife Deborah (Irizarry) Parker; his mother, Doris; three brothers, Eugene, Kenneth “Ed”, Allen and two sisters Joy Doyno and Linda Estep; one daughter Audrey Talfan, one son, Mitchell “Mitch” Parker; two stepsons, Anthony and Danny Harlow and one stepdaughter, Stephanie Morris; four grandchildren and three step grandchildren.
He served in the US Navy and was a proud veteran. He was an active member of the American Legion Post 52 and was a past commander.
Per his wishes, there will be no viewing or visitation at the funeral home. He wanted to be cremated.
A celebration of life will be held at the American Legion Post 52 in Bellaire, Ohio. All will be welcomed there.
Memorial contributions can be made to the First Baptist Church in Martins Ferry, Ohio by going to “TMCFunding.com”.
Arrangements by the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441, 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio 43906.
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