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Ronald (Ron) Frederick Whitt, Sr.

Born: Sun., Jun. 5, 1949
Died: Sun., Feb. 9, 2020


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Feb. 12, 2020
Location: Hanley and Sons

Celebration of Life

11:00 AM Thu., Feb. 13, 2020
Location: Hanley & Sons Funeral Home "Southwest Chapel"

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 Ronald Frederick (Ron) Whitt, Sr., 70, of South Bend, passed away on Sunday, February 9th  with his loving family and friends by his side.

 Ron was born to the late Harold Lee and Josephine (Sleght) Jacobs on June 5, 1949 in Alexandria, VA.

 On October 12, 1968 in South Bend Ron married Marlene C. Nozykowski.

He is survived by his wife, Marlene, three sons, Ronald F. Whitt, Jr, Robbie (Shelby) Whitt and Ryan (Julie) Whitt all of South Bend, five loving grandchildren, Evan, Hunter, Ayrica, Brian and Cameron Whitt. Ron is also survived by his sisters; Sandra Bryant, Dina (Gary) Church, Roxanne (John) Forshay, Stephanie Wadian all of Florida, Lauraine (Doug) Baldwin of California and Laurene (Ron) Atlon of Tennessee, brothers; Harold Whitt of Ohio, James Whitt, Sr. of South Bend and Ken (Sue) Marshall of Mishawaka. Ron is survived by his mother-in-law, Phyllis Rosander Nozyowski of South Bend.

Ron was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Ariella Whitt and brothers, Harold Kline and Eddie MarshallKowski.

 Ron is retired from the South Bend Street Department as a heavy equipment operator for 34 years, and also worked as a guard at St. Joseph County Jail.

  Ron loved NASCAR, any football and baseball games, fishing, camping, motorcycle riding, car shows, family reunions and especially being with his loving grandchildren.

 He was a member of Teamsters Local Union 364 and ABATE.

 In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Ron’s name to the funeral home to help the family with expenses.

  Visitation will be on Wednesday, February 12th from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at Hanley and Sons Funeral Home “Southwest Chapel” located at 23421 State Road 23/West Ireland Road, South Bend. A Celebration of Ron's life will be on Thursday, February 13th at 11:00 AM  at the funeral home with Pastor John Diller, officiating.As per Ron's wishes cremation will take place after the Celebration. .

  The HANLEY and Sons Funeral Home extends its deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers to Ron’s family and friends.

 Condolences may be expressed at our website: www.hanleyandsonsfuneralhomes.com

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