Wadsworth, Ohio

Wadsworth — Ronald Lee Boyce, age 75, passed away on May 13, 2021. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pa. on September 16, 1945 to Harry and Elizabeth (Parks) Boyce and was a resident of Wadsworth.

Ronald loved his job selling high-tech medical equipment. The Pittsburgh Steelers were his favorite football team, and he enjoyed politics, TV news, old movies, documentaries, and sci-fi such as Kolchak: The Night Stalker. Ronald’s travels included business trips, Disney World, Washington, DC, Sea World, England, Paris, Hawaii, Bermuda, Caribbean, Alaska and Cancun. Above all, Ron loved his CHURCH and being a father and grandfather. He had a big personality and will be sorely missed.

Ronald was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Elizabeth Boyce; infant brother, Harry James “Chip” Boyce, who died in 1944 before Ron was born; aunts, Grace Chambers and Marie Wilson; uncles, Hugh Boyce, James Boyce, Robert Boyce, Melvin Parks and Bill Parks; aunt, Esther Crippen; and cousin, Sandra Boyce. He is survived by his wife, Tracy Parker Boyce; children, Virginia “Ginger” Boyce Hill and her husband, Chris Hill, Hugh “Chip” Boyce and his wife, Katie; grandchildren, Parker and Katrina Boyce; sister, Dianne Boyce Blauvelt; nephew, Christian Blauvelt; and cousins, Robert Crippen, Andrea Boyce, James Boyce, Daniel Crippen, Barb Johnson and Nancy Clark.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 21, 2021 at Ridgewood Baptist Church, 7891 Ridge Rd., Wadsworth, OH 44281, where visitation will take place one hour prior to the service, from 10 to 11 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Ridgewood Baptist Church at the address above; the Salvation Army in Wadsworth; or the American Cancer Society.