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12/31/2013 8:00:00 AM
Ronald Benjamin Geib Jr.
May 27, 1946 - Dec. 29, 2013

Ronald Benjamin Geib Jr.

May 27, 1946 - Dec. 29, 2013

Ronald Benjamin Geib Jr., 67, Athens, died at 1:35 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at his residence surrounded by family after a short illness.

Ronald was born on May 27, 1946, in Lafayette, the son of R. Ben and Sarah Louise (Barten) Geib Pyle, who preceded. He was married on Sept. 28, 1986, in Athens to Sue Hahnert DeLawter.

Ron was a retired farmer, mechanic and truck driver. He was a 1964 graduate of Rochester High School and loved traveling and telling stories.

Survivors include his wife, Sue Geib, Athens; his stepdaughter, Katrina DeLawter and Bill Blades, Centerville, Va.; two sisters, Lorina Smith, Anderson, and Darlene Gilliland and fiancé Joe Moffatt, Rochester; his mother, Frances M. Geib, Sun City, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews.

Ron is preceded in death by his stepfather, John Pyle, and mother-in-law, Kathryn Hahnert.

A celebration of life will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to your charity of choice. Share a memory or send an online condolence at

Arrangements made by Hartzler Funeral Home, 305 W. Rochester St. Akron.

Reader Comments

Posted: Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Article comment by: Bea (Bella) Stephenson

Sue -
So very sorry to hear of Ron's passing.
Think of you so very often.

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