His major at Princeton was psychology, and he was a student assistant minister at Forest Hill Presbyterian Church in Newark. Ron left Princeton to enter Bloomfield College and Seminary. In 1954 he enrolled in Union Theological Seminary in New York and graduated in 1957.
He was ordained that year and served his first church in Wilmington, Del. He later served in several other churches before retiring to Lumberton, N.J., where he again served various churches. During his long career he touched many lives and led people to love and serve the Lord.
Ron is survived by his wife, Dorothy; children Scott, Vickie, Susan, and Adrienne; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.