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Ronald Lee Cavinder

October 13, 1934 ~ June 8, 2020 (age 85)


Ronald Lee Cavinder, age 85, of Sidney, passed away Monday, June 8, 2020, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, Ohio.

He was born on October 13, 1934 in Shelby County, Ohio, the son of the late Harold and Gladia (Mees) Cavinder. He is survived by his wife, Susan (Gilkes) Cavinder, whom he married March 17, 2009.

Also surviving are two sons, Jeff and Greg Cavinder of Sidney; two step children, Amanda (Mike) Meiring of New Bremen and Michael Gilkes of Sidney, three grandsons, Jason and Brian of Springboro and Wes of Botkins; two step grandchildren, Taylor and Ellie Meiring of New Bremen, five great grandchildren; Hailey, Kylee, Connor, Evan and Brady.  Also surviving are four siblings; Harold and Gary Cavinder of Sidney, Keitha (Jim) Wisecup of Maplewood and Joyce (Glen) Martin of Anna.

Ronald proudly served in the U S Army.  He had worked as Maintenance Supervisor at the Shelby County Courthouse and Shelby County Public Transit for many years. He owned one service station in Sidney for several years.  He loved to work, and for many years enjoyed riding motorcycles.

There will be no calling hours. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date at the discretion of the family.

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