Obituary of Ronald Curtis Vernon
Ronald Curtis Vernon, 71 years of age of Bridgeport, WV passed away on Saturday, August 15, 2020 surrounded by his family. He was born April 6, 1949 in Clarksburg, WV the son of the late of Robert and Joan Wilson Vernon. He is survived by a daughter Caitlyn Vernon of Bridgeport, WV a son Ryan Vernon of Bridgeport, WV and their mother Sherrie Tennant of Bridgeport, WV. He is also survived by six brothers Randall Vernon of Clarksburg, WV, Richard Vernon and wife Tena of North Myrtle Beach, Bruce Vernon and wife Janice of Shinnston, WV, Roger Vernon of Morgantown, WV, Phil Vernon of Clarksburg, WV and Scott Vernon of Denver, PA; three sisters Barbara Morris and husband Carl of Monongah, WV, Alicia Buchanan of Hutchison, WV and Heather Stalvey and husband Greg of North Myrtle Beach, SC and many nieces and nephews. Ron was a 1967 graduate of Shinnston High School and Fairmont State College with a bachelors degree in business. He served his country proud during the Vietnam War in the United States Navy. He worked many years for the Marion County Tax Office as a chief tax deputy. He enjoyed supporting his children’s activities as a youth sports coach and band chaperone. He was a true Bridgeport Indian fan and was instrumental in forming the Field for Tomorrow Committee to raise monies for the new turf at Wayne Jamison Field. He will be missed by his family, his morning gathering of friends at Sheetz and the many fans at Indian games. Ron was a faithful member of All Saints Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus, Council 872. A Service of Remembrance will be celebrated at a later date at All Saints Catholic Church. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.fordfuneralhomes.com. The Vernon family has entrusted the care and arrangements to the Ford Funeral Home, 215 East Main Street, Bridgeport, WV.
A Service of Remembrance
A service will be celebrated at All Saints Catholic Church at a later date.