Ronald M. Detwiler, 74, of Woodland Drive, Quarryville, PA died Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Lancaster General Hospital. He and his wife Barbara R. Jackson Detwiler celebrated 48 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late Walter and Edna Mininger Detwiler.
Ron was a member of Beulah Baptist Church, Oxford, PA.
He enjoyed giving to charities, vegetable and flower gardening, traveling, and being a fan of the Philadelphia Phillies and Eagles. He was an avid weather-watcher. Ron was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
He had worked in the mushroom industry, and then as a quality controller for Fiber Metal Manufacturing.
Surviving beside his wife Barbara are 3 children, Melinda Davis, Ronald Allen (April) Detwiler, Tonya (Michael Carey, Sr.; 6 grandchildren, Arilani Detwiler, Abriella & A.J. Detwiler, Mikey Carey, Jr., Ashlynn Carey, Isabella Carey; 2 brothers, Lowell Detwiler, Marlin Detwiler ; and a sister Rhoda Detwiler.
A memorial service will be held at Beulah Baptist Church, 3815 Newark Road, Oxford, PA on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 11:00AM with Pastor Roger Hunter officiating. Kindly omit flowers. Contributions may be made in Ron’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.