Oct 13 2017
Ronald “Ron” Eugene Hartfelder, 72, passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2017. He was born November 1, 1944 in Wichita, KS to the late Leslie & Elsie Hartfelder. Ron had lived in Jacksonville since 1978 coming from Missouri, was of the Protestant faith and was a graduate of Leavenworth High School class of 1963. He was a veteran and had served in the U.S. Air Force, worked as a hydraulics systems specialist for FL Air Nat’l Guard, loved golf and will be dearly missed. Ron was a member of American Legion Post# 283, FL Air Nat’l Guard Golf Assoc. and Air Nat’l Guard Retirees Group. He was predeceased by his brother, Ken Hartfelder. Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Donna “Sis”; son, Aaron Hartfelder (Teresa); daughter, Carrie Abels (Gentry); sister in law, Judy Hartfelder; grandchildren, Gentry Abels, Grayson Abels, Alex Hartfelder, Emma Hartfelder; nieces, Virginia Lewis (Tyler), Madison Manley; nephews, Kenny Hartfelder, Bobby Hartfelder, Ryan Manley; numerous other family and friends. Graveside funeral services with military honors will be held Tuesday, October 17 at 1pm at Jacksonville National Cemetery, 4083 Lannie Rd 32218, with Rev. David Whipple, Sr. officiating. The family will receive friends Monday from 6-8pm at Cedar Bay Funeral Home, 405 New Berlin Rd 32218, 714-1110. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Cancer Society.