Ronald L. Ettinger, 59, of Medina entered into rest on Tuesday, September 17, 2019.
Born January 14, 1960 in Albion, Ron was the youngest son of the late Elmer Ettinger, Sr. and Erma (Moyer) Ettinger. On May 31, 1980 he married the love of his life, Lori R. Callard daughter of Geraldine “Gerry” and the late Raymond Callard. Together they raised a family of three children. He worked in construction for many years for George De Rue Contractors in Greece. Ron then worked with his late brother in-law, Rick at Rick’s Frame & Collision in Medina doing auto body repair. Ron was employed by Lyon’s Collision in Medina where he also worked in collision repair as well as a tow truck driver, a job which he often went above the call of duty in helping people in need. Ron was a jack of all trades. Whether it was doing yard work or working with machinery, he was always on the go and was always willing and able to help anyone in need. Ron loved his friends and family dearly and will be missed by all who knew him.
Survivors include his loving wife of 39 years, Lori Ettinger; children, Ronald (Kelly) Ettinger, Jr., Amanda Ledger and Gary (Amanda) Ettinger; grandchildren, Aaliyah, Ronald III, Alyssa, Emma, Seth, Alexandria, Trenton, Xavier and Abigail; siblings, Rosie, Mary, Maudie, Ruth, twin brother Roger, Henry and Elmer, Jr.; and several nieces, nephews and extended family.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, Sept. 23rd from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. His funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at The Grove United Methodist Church, 11004 W. Center St., Medina. Interment will be in Bates Road Cemetery.
Memorial donations in Ron’s memory would be greatly appreciated to the International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame & Museum- Survivor Fund, 3315 Broad St., Chattanooga, TN 37408.