Ronald K. Bacon, 72

Posted on July 6, 2015

Ronald K. Bacon, 72, of Ossian, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015.
He was born Nov. 13, 1942, to Samuel Bacon and Dorothy Wenger Bacon.  He worked at General Electric as a welder before retiring in 2001.
He served as a Green Beret during the Vietnam War in the 101st Airborne.
He enjoyed target shooting, fishing, hunting, and supporting NPR.
Surviving family members include his children, Ronald (Alesia) Bacon II, Kelli (Shiloh Reed) Bacon, Stephanie Ayers, and Jamie (Dale) Tarr; his grandchildren, Brandon, Aaron, Ariel, Nicholas, and Henry; a brother, Samuel Lynn (Linda) Bacon; a niece, Tracy Bacon; and a nephew, Sam (Rachel) Bacon.
He was preceded in death by his parents and by his wife, Virginia “Jo” Thiesen Bacon.
A family gathering will be held at a later date.
The Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home in Ossian is handling arrangements. Online condolences: elzey-patterson-rodak.com

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