Ronald W. “Ron” Haskins, 74, of North Webster, IN passed away at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, September 13, 2021 at Peabody Retirement Community in North Manchester, IN. He was born on July 26, 1947 in East Chicago, IN to George W. & Bernadine E. (Woodburn) Haskins.
He graduated in 1965 from Roosevelt High School in East Chicago, IN and attended Midwest Institute of Automation in Gary, IN. He was married on June 28, 1969 in St. Mary’s Church, East Chicago, IN to MaryAnn C. Matson who preceded him on May 12, 2021. He retired from LTV Steel (formerly Youngstown Sheet & Tube) in Indiana Harbor after 34 years and formerly employed at Gregory’s Supermarket in Hessville, IN for 3 years & Realty World Real Estate in Dyer, IN for 4 years. He formerly lived in East Chicago, IN for 20 years and Griffith, IN for 20 years before moving to the North Webster area in 2002.
He was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church in Syracuse and formerly attended Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in East Chicago, IN. Life member of the East Chicago Good Fellows, Hammond Mohawks 30 years, East Chicago Street Sweepers Auto Club for 25 years, and was an avid fisherman.
He is survived by:
Daughter – Amber K. Haskins of Rochelle, IL
Son – Ronald W. (Pam) Haskins II of North Webster
2 Granddaughters – Devin M. Haskins and Alexandria M. Johnson both of North Webster
Great Grandson – Koen M. Lents of North Webster
2 Brothers – Thomas Haskins of Oak Forest, IL & Timothy Haskins of Demotte, IN
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and sister – Lynda Burnside.
Visitation will be from 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. on Friday, September 17, 2021 at Owen Family Funeral Home, St. Rd. 13 & CR 500N, North Webster, IN. Funeral services will follow at 6:00 p.m. on Friday in the funeral home with Fr. Larry Biller officiating. Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd 15, Warsaw, IN.
Preferred memorials may be given to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.