Ronald Eugene King


BYRON – Ronald Eugene King, age 68, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. He was born Aug. 7, 1951 in Oregon, the son of George E. and Harriet (Cann) King. 

He graduated from Oregon High School in 1970. Ron was a Maintenance Manager for A O Smith Automotive in Rockford. Ron loved spending time with his family, friends, and especially his grandchildren. He was a member of the NRA and loved to hunt and be with his dogs.

He was predeceased by his parents and 2 sisters Doris Shull and Shirley Bull. 

He is survived by his son David (Christy) King of Waukesha, Wis., 2 grandchildren Adam and Alexandria King, and sister Joanne Spangler of Oregon. 

A memorial visitation was held from 9-11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 506 W. Merchant Street in Byron. If you would like to give a memorial in memory of Ron, please donate to an animal shelter in his name. To leave a condolence or memory visit