Morton "Ron" Ronald Lee

1939 - 2020

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Morton Ronald Lee, 80 of Arlington passed away at Blanchard Valley Hospital on Saturday, May 2, 2020. He was born in Carey, Ohio on Nov. 14, 1939 to the late Morton Ray and Mabel Ruth (Bame) Lee. He married Nancy (Taylor) on December 23, 1961 and she preceded him in death on December 8, 2017. He graduated from Carey High School and received his undergraduate degree from Findlay College. Ron retired from Cooper Tire and Rubber as the Traffic Manager following 30 years of service. Also preceding him in death were a son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Anne Lee. He is survived by two sons, Lenny (Linda Sieg) Lee and Lane (Leslie) Lee; two daughters, Lisa (Dave) Oman and Linda Seek; grandchildren: Leandra, Damin, Hayden, Renee Ellen, Holly and Joey along with 8 great-grandchildren and a sister, Marlene Rayl . Ron loved fishing at the pond at his farm and was a member of Good Hope Lutheran Church and a life member of Sycamore Springs Golf Course. He was a fan of both the Cleveland Browns and The Ohio State Buckeyes and loved to bet on anything. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, a celebration of Ron's life will be held at a later date at his farm. Donations can be made to Good Hope Lutheran Church in his memory and online condolences can be shared with the family by visiting Arrangements have been entrusted to CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Arlington.

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To : Family
Date :Tuesday, May 5th 2020
From : Al Rettig
Will miss our story sharing and long-time friendship but especially Ron's good-natured ribbing. We shared numerous Cooper trips and I think about those to Florida, deep sea fishing. I don't recall who got the bigger fish.

To : Lee Family
Date :Tuesday, May 5th 2020
From : Mary Thomas
Worked with Ron many years at Cooper. Many good memories, condolences to the family. God bless.

To : Lee Family
Date :Wednesday, May 6th 2020
From : Greg and Vickie Snyder
Lee Family,

Please accept our sincere condolences.

Ron was one of those very special people who never knew a stranger and was always a joy to be around. He was a good neighbor, an intense Euchre player and always had a good story or two to share.

Ron was a true Arlingtonian and will be missed by more than just a few people who knew him.

Sincerely - Greg and Vickie Snyder

To : Ron Lee family
Date :Wednesday, May 6th 2020
From : Lynda Gallant
I enjoyed working with Ron at Cooper Tire & Rubber. He was fair and had great integrity. I particularly remember his joy at adopting their youngest daughter. Thinking of all of you at this difficult time.

To : Rons family
Date :Wednesday, May 6th 2020
From : Greg Meyers
My sincere sympathies on Ron’s passing. I enjoyed working with Ron for many years at Cooper. He was such a capable manager and always a delight to work and be with. Truly a gentleman. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Greg Meyers

To : Family of Ron Lee
Date :Thursday, May 7th 2020
From : Sycamore Springs Golf Course
We are very sorry to hear of Ron’s passing and want to pass along our sympathy. Ron’s previous service to Sycamore Springs as a Board member and lifetime member is much appreciated. Ron owned 5 shares shares of stock in Sycamore Springs. You can contact the clubhouse at 419-365-5109 to discuss the sale or transfer of the shares.


Sycamore Springs Golf Course

To : Family of Ron Lee
Date :Thursday, May 7th 2020
From : Bob and Joanne Marquart
Ron will certainly be missed. Many hours spent with him on the golf course. Loved ribbing and being ribbed with Ron. We both extend our deepest sympathy to all the family.

To : Ron Lee Family
Date :Friday, May 8th 2020
From : Dottie Wehrle and Ron Cable
To the Family of Ron Lee,

Please accept our sincere sympathies for your loss.
Ron always had a funny story to tell and it was fun to play Euchre on Friday’s and visiting with him over coffee on Saturday mornings at Jac n Do’s. He will be missed.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
God’s blessings,

Dottie and Ron