Ron Lee Geyer, age 63, of Columbia City, IN and formerly of Florida passed away at 9:43 a.m. Saturday, March 26, 2011 at Parkview Whitley Hospital, Columbia City. Born on July 2, 1947 in Fort Wayne, he was the son of Raymond Evan and Eldora Marie (Bieberich) Geyer.
He graduated from Churubusco High School with the Class of 1965, International Business College, Fort Wayne, and Miami Dade Community College, Miami, FL. He worked at Geyer Willow Grass Sod Farm, Collins; he then drove truck for Dana Corporation, Inc.; and currently he was employed as a field recruiter for U.S. Express, Chattanooga, TN. He is a member of American Legion Post 90 and Elks Lodge for 25 years, both at Cape Coral, Florida.
Survivors include his sister, Myrna (Ralph) Bailey of Columbia City; best friend, David Johnson of Cape Coral, FL; 2 nieces, Diana (Kim) Hare and Lisa Peppler; 2 great nieces, Shelby and Kayli Hare. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Graveside service will be at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2011 at Eel River Cemetery, rural Churubusco with Pastor Terry Zolman officiating. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to DeMoney-Grimes Funeral, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. Memorials may be given in memory of Mr. Geyer to the Whitley County Humane Society. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.