Ronald Harold “Ron” Gandee

Ronald Harold “Ron” Gandee, 69, of Grafton passed away Saturday, December 22, 2017, at Ruby Memorial Hospital with his family by his side.

He was born October 21, 1948 in Alliance, Ohio, son of the late Clyde Clarence and Goldie Smith Gandee.

Ron is survived by his loving wife Karen Breedlove Gandee, they were united in marriage August 5, 2013.

Ron was a bus driver for the Taylor County Schools for 38 years, loved to do mission work, he enjoyed playing is steel guitar, banjo and many other instruments.

He is survived by two children, Beverly Sparks and husband Ralph, Buckhannon, Roger L. Gandee and wife Joann, Jacksonville, Fl, two stepsons, Aaron Bolyard, Darron Bolyard, both of Grafton, three grandchildren, Philip Sparks, Jacinda Lantz, Jonathan Sparks,  two great-grandchildren, Kylynn Lantz, and Madilynn Lantz, seven brothers, John Gandee and wife Cheryl, Wimuma, Fl, Daniel Gandee, and wife Ruth, Alliance, OH, Jim Gandee, and wife Jeanette West Salem, OH, Samuel Gandee and wife Josefa, Higginveille, OH, Tom Gandee and wife Melissa East Sparta, OH, Curtis Kidd and wife Roberta, Beloit, OH.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded death by two sister, Nancy Fitzgerald, Naomi Taylor.

Friends will received at Bartlett Funeral Home 202 McGraw Ave. Grafton on Friday, December 29, 2017, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Funeral services will  be conducted at noon, Friday, December 29, 2017, at Bartlett Funeral Home, with Rev. Terry Zimmerman officiating.

Interment will follow at Woodsdale Memorial Park.

Online condolences can be sent to the Gandee family at


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