He was preceded in death by his parents, Ruth and Chesla Barr; his sisters, Nita Boardman, Betty Hopkins, Mae Sewell and Fern Gudauskas.
Ron is survived by one sister, Dottie Kern, of Van, Texas; 13 nieces and nephews; 27 great-nieces and nephews, and many great-great-nieces and nephews.
Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions to the Auburn Christian Foundation.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home, Opelika, Ala. The funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at the Auburn Church of Christ. Ministers officiating are Todd Zeiler and Tom Steed.
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home & Crematory are handling the arrangements.