He was born June 27, 1951, to Roy M. and Marjorie E. Reuter of Pomeroy. He was the grandson of Eugene and Elsie Forbes of Minersville and Val and Nora Reuter, Pomeroy.
As a youth, he attended Pomeroy United Methodist Church, was a graduate of Meigs High School and attended Franklin University in Columbus while working part time at the Bureau of Motor Vehicles.
Ron served in the U.S. Army as a member of the Patrol Squadron 24. He was stationed in Jacksonville, Fla., Keflavik, Iceland, and Roto, Spain. He later worked for Bell Telephone Co., Columbus.
Because of his love of nature, Ron transferred to Colorado with Mountain Bell for the next 23 years. Ron loved "Jeeping" and sightseeing in the mountains. He loved being tour guide to family and friends to visit the many natural parks and scenic wonders in the West.
Ron was preceded in death by his grandparents; father, Roy Reuter; several aunts and uncles and his beloved pet dogs.
He is survived by his mother; sisters, Sandy (Jerry) Witham, Gahanna, Linda Barber, Pomeroy, and Cherie (Charlie) Warth, Pomeroy; brother, Jeff Reuter, Pomeroy; niece, Jill Barober, N.C., and many cousins, aunts and uncles.
Ron will be sadly missed by his family and friends in Ohio as well as many friends in Colorado.
A memorial celebration of life will be held at a date to be announced, and burial will be at Beech Grove Cemetery, where a graveside service will also be held.