Washington, Utah – Ronald Metcalf
Ronald Roy Metcalf, 63 years old, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in St. George, UT after a courageous battle with leukemia.
He was born November 13, 1949, in Culver City, Calif., to Edgar and Hazel (Young) Metcalf.
Ron married Janie Vanderberg in 1986 and they were married 26 years.
He was raised in Burbank, Calif. and worked 30 years in the Motion Picture Industry as a studio driver, retiring in 2004. In 1996 he, his wife and son moved to So. Utah. Ron loved God, his family, friends and his church family. “Big Ron” loved to greet everyone as they came to worship on Sunday morning. He was a big man with a big heart.
Ron is survived by wife Janie of St. George, Utah, son Senior Airman Garon Metcalf USAF, daughter-in-law Melba Metcalf, grandson Lincoln Ronald Metcalf, Okinawa, Japan, brother Gary Metcalf, Nampa, ID. mother-in-law Peggy Vanderberg, Grand Junction, Colo.
A memorial service and celebration of Ron’s life will be held Saturday, June 29th, 1:00 p.m. at SMMC Springs Church, 291 E 1400 S #4, St. George, UT, 84790.
Arrangements are made under direction of Heideman Hughes Mortuary in St. George, (435) 674-5000.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to SMCC Springs Church -Youth Group, 291 E 1400 S #4, St. George, UT, 84790. Ron received great joy being able to help support the youth activities and give kids a chance to go to camp.