July 17, 1926 – May 1, 2014
Ronald McKinnon passed away peacefully in hospital at Chilliwack, B.C. May 1. Ron was born in Red Deer July 17, 1926 to Port and Grace (Bower) McKinnon. He was raised in Clearview district, attended Olds College then worked pipeline over much of Canada and the US. He ended his working career in Red Deer. Ron was a very handy type and did machinery repairs for friends and neighbors. There wasn’t much he could not turn his hand to. He was a good gardener and especially appreciated trees. Ron is survived by his daughter Irene (Ron) Wilen, step daughter Sharon (Dave) Cherry, and step son Gordon (Pat) Samuel in B.C., his granddaughter Amanda (Jonathan) Willick, three great-granddaughters, Chelsea, Brooklyn and Charlotte in California, two brothers, Jim (Barbara) of Calgary, Hugh (May) of Penhold, many nieces, nephews and cousins and a host of friends. Ron was predeceased by his parents and his ex-wife (Dora ). Ron was laid to rest in Horn Hill Cemetery. Memorial service will be held at 1 pm, Jun. 7th, at the Penhold Community Church.