STOW - Ronald D. Howard, 75, formerly of Canton, went home to be with the Lord, November 3, 2021.
Born in Richmond, KY, Ronald was a Canton resident for 61 years prior to moving to Stow in 2020. In his earlier years, Ron had been employed as a heavy machine operator with the Ohio Operating Engineers before beginning his more than 50 year career as a well respected and trusted real estate agent, most recently with Hayes Realty. Mr. Howard was also a member of Caldwell Lodge #330 F & AM, Tadmor Temple Shrine and was a past president of the Canton-Massillon Shrine Club.
Preceded in death by his mother, Pauline Howard, he is survived by his wife of 53 years, Pat; daughter and son-in-law, Jody (Manfred) Frank; granddaughters, Ahnna and Lauren Frank; father, Walter A. Howard; and brothers, Roger Howard (fiancée Susan Ribovich), and Andy (Carol) Howard.
Friends are invited to Redmon Funeral Home, 3633 Darrow Road (Rt. 91), Stow 44224 for visitation Monday, November 8th from 5 to 8 PM. Pastor Mark Lile will conduct the service Tuesday, November 9th at 11 AM at Christ Community Chapel, 750 W. Streetsboro Street (Rt. 303), Hudson 44236. Burial Silver Springs Cemetery in Stow.
Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the Myositis Association, myositis.org/donate or Shriners Children’s, shrinerschildrens.org.