Ronald Shoup, 82, of Ringtown, passed away Sunday, November 24th, 2019.
Ronald was born in Ringtown, on December 5, 1936, a son of the late Dola (Heffner) and Ellis Shoup.
He was a local farmer, who also was last employed by Rarick's Stone Quarry.
Ronald was a former member of St. John's Lutheran Church in RIngtown. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, camping and playing horseshoes. He also enjoyed going for his morning coffee's, as well as watching John Wayne movies and Abbot and Costello.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth M. (Mooney) Shoup on November 9, 2008, and by brothers and sisters.
Ronald is survived by his daughters, Melinda Stauffer, of Ringtown; Susan, and her companion Joseph Fishburn, of Ashland; Nancy Hoover, of Gordon; Melissa, wife of Thomas Zarcufsky, of Ringtown and by a son, Ronald "Butch" Shoup and his wife Francine of Catawissa.
His sister Marie, wife of John Lapotsky, of Phoenixville, also survives as does his grandchildren, Samantha, Maxine, Jimmy, Jennie, Tommy, Garrison, Colby, Elija, Felicia and Nicole, along with great grandchildren Brantley, Avarey and Dominick.
Nieces and nephews also survive.
On Wednesday, November 27th, 2019, Ronald was laid to rest alongside his wife at St. John's Cemetery in Ringtown, after a a private family funeral service.
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