Ronald L. Puterbaugh, age 80 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 10:00 PM Tuesday February 20, 2018 in the Good Samaritan Hospital of Dayton. Ron was born February 12, 1938 in Arcanum, Ohio and the son of the late Leo (Soup) and Amee (Floyd) Puterbaugh.
Ron retired in 2006 from the former Treaty Company of Greenville where he had been employed for 37 years, starting his career there in February of 1979 as the Sales Manager. Prior to his employment at the Treaty Company he had worked at the former Duffy Hardware of Greenville.
He was a 1956 graduate of Arcanum High School and played on their State Championship Basketball Team the year of his graduation. Following high school, he went on to play college basketball at Miami University of Oxford. Ron was an avid Ohio State University sports fan and loved to play golf. He had been a member of the former Greenville Country Club, later the Turtle Creek and an active member of the “Geezers Golf Group”. During his career Ron found time to be active in the Darke County Chamber of Commerce and served as the President of the Chamber in 1977. He was also a member of the Greenville Masonic Lodge, the Antioch Shrine of Dayton, Darke County Shrine Club, the Darke County OSU Alumni Association, Greenville Elks Lodge and help with the Greenville Athletics as a PA Announcer for football games, track meets and wrestling matches. Ron was very active and loved spending time with his wife and all the family, particularly their grandchildren and when the weather permitted time at their lake home at Lake James.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by wife Marian “Marti” (Martin) Puterbaugh in 1984; grandson Keith Watson and brother-in-law Bill Stuart.
Ron is survived by his wife Deanna C. (Holsapple) Puterbaugh of Greenville. They were married May 10, 1985. Also children Nadasha “Pinky” (Dave) Flatter of Greenville, Robin (Tom) Watson of Abingdon, VA., Kelly Cox and Fiancé Cassandra Flory of Greenville and Amy (Mike) Good of Avon Lake, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; sister Barbara (Tom) Troutwine of Arcanum; sister-in-law Kay Stuart of Cardiff, CA., 1 niece, 2 nephews, 14 great nieces and nephews and his dog Sophie.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Monday February 26, 2018 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Terry Cavanaugh officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday from 12 Noon until time of the services in the funeral home. The Greenville Masonic Lodge will conduct a Masonic Memorial Service on Monday starting at 2:00 PM followed by the funeral services.
It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the Charity of Your Choice.
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