Ronald E. Bickhart Sr.

Ronald E. Bickhart Sr., 75, of Lewistown, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at Celebration Villa of Reedsville.

Born Oct. 10, 1946, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late George Bickhart Sr. and Virginia (Hess) Bickhart.

In addition to his parents, hew was preceded in death by: a wife, Joyce (Wilson) Bickhart, whom he married on July 5, 1969, and she passed in 2010; and a brother, George Bickhart Jr.

He is survived by: children, Ronda Michael, of Lewistown, and Ronald E. Bickhart Jr. and wife, Sandra, of McVeytown; grandchildren, Brandon Michael and wife, Brandi, Brittney Dippery and husband, Taylor, Hunter Michael, Jessica Bickhart, and Kaitlin Bickhart; a great-grandson Carter; and great-granddaughter due in September; sisters, Maddy Huffnagle and Virginia Weaver and husband, Jeff, both of Lewistown.

Ron was a 1965 Lewistown High School graduate.

He worked for Sanyo in quality control for over 33 years, and at Trinity Plastics.

Ron enjoyed going hunting and fishing and to his children’s and grandchildren’s sporting events.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., on Friday, June 24, 2022, at Mount Rock Cemetery with Pastor Randy Traxler officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Rescue Our Furry Friends (R.O.F.F), P.O. Box 6, Lewistown, PA 17044.

Arrangements are under the care of Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, 108 First Ave., Burnham, PA 17009.

Online condolences can be offered to the family at www.hellerhoenstinefuneralhome.com.