Ronald Harold Carlon, 82, of Hopedale, Ohio, died Thursday, July 28, 2022 at Valley Hospice Center North in Steubenville after a short illness. He was born January 22, 1940 in Martins Ferry, Ohio. He was the son of the late Harold Alexander "Popeye" and Mabel Shepherd Carlon. He was a 1959 graduate of Hopedale High School and a 52 year member of the Hopedale American Legion Post #682. He retired from Weirton Steel Corporation.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Beulah Marie Crawford Carlon; a son Robert Carlon; and a sister, Pat Carlon Rose.
Surviving are his children: Don J. Carlon of Valencia, California, Deborah (Chuck) Raybon of Jacksonville, Florida, Mary (Keith) Myers of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Bill (Eva) Carlon of Germany; six grandchildren: Nicole, Craig, Tyler, DJ, Ron, Paul, and Finja; three great grandchildren: Dylan, Caleb and Zachary; 2 sisters: Meda Kovacik of Jewett and Karen (Donald) Jochims of Hopedale; several nieces and nephews, including a special niece, Dawn Moody; and the family would like to thank his friend, Glenda Cunningham for all that she did for him.
Visitation will be held on Monday, August 8, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. until time of his funeral service at 2:00 p.m. at Blackburn Funeral Home, 324 High Street, Hopedale with Dean Blythe and Rev. Ed Kovacik officiating. Burial will follow at Hopedale Cemetery. The family is being assisted by Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home, Cadiz, Ohio. Military honors will be provided by the Hopedale American Legion.
The memorial guestbook may be signed at www.clark-kirkland-barr.com.