Ronald J “Ron” Mize, Jr., 51, passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2011, at Lawton, Okla. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 30, 2011, in The Chapel at Griffin~Hillcrest Funeral Home, Ardmore, Oklahoma.


Ronald J “Ron” Mize, Jr., 51, passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2011, at Lawton, Okla. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 30, 2011, in The Chapel at Griffin~Hillcrest Funeral Home, Ardmore, Oklahoma.

 

Ronald was born June 21, 1960, in Chandler, Okla., to Ronald Mize, Sr. and Bessie (DeMarco) Mize.  

 

The family moved to Ardmore, Okla., where Ron attended and graduated from Ardmore High in the class of 1978. He was “Who’s Who” of high school students for two years and an honor student. He attended O. U. for three years working toward a degree in electrical engineering. Ron then went to work for Cameron Machinist Company and later for the Wellmark Machinist Company. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and anything to do with outdoor sports. He was always working to maintain a beautiful yard. His favorite thing to do was spending time with family and doting on his nephew.

 

He was preceded in death by his father, both his paternal and maternal grandparents and one uncle.

 

Ronald is survived by his mother, Bessie Mize of Ardmore; sisters, Carol Mize of Oklahoma City, Okla., Paula Kelley and husband, Tim of Frisco, Texas; nephew, Cooper Kelley of Frisco, Texas,; three aunts and numerous cousins.

 

Condolences may be left at www.Griffin-HillcrestFH.com.