Ronald E. Stallard, 89, of Meadville, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, May 11, 2023 at Meadville Medical Center.
He was born June 13, 1933 in Meadville, a son of Emerson C. Stallard and Anna VanVolkenburg Stallard Payne. He married Joan Morris July 2, 1955 and she preceded him in death June 4, 2012.
Ron was a graduate of Saegertown High School and completed his engineering apprenticeship with General Electric. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1953 to 1957. Ron retired from GTI Corporation and had also worked at General Electric and Stallard Tool Company. He was a former member of Meadville Elks Lodge 219. He enjoyed traveling on family vacations and baking, and especially loved his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include a daughter, Kimberly Stanford (Craig Schenberg) of Meadville; two sons, Robert Stallard (John Barnett) of Erie and Douglas Stallard of Meadville; two grandchildren, Jennifer Furtwangler (Ryan) of Palm City, FL and Zachary Stanford (Vanessa) of Meadville; four great-grandchildren, Avery, Kalli, Paisley, and Damian; and several brothers, sisters and other family members.
He was proceeded in death by his parents; wife; and five brothers.
Calling hours will be Thursday, May 18th from 4-7 p.m. at the ROBERT W. WAID FUNERAL HOME, 581 CHESTNUT ST., MEADVILLE.
The funeral service will be Friday, May 19th at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Greendale Cemetery with military honors provided by VFW Post 2006.
Memorials may be made to Active Aging, 1034 Park Ave., Meadville, PA 16335.
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