Ronal H. Ping departed this life Thursday August 15th 2019 at Diversicare of Clairborne, New Tazwell, TN. at the age of 86 yrs.11 months. Ronal was born in Ocala KY Sept, 7, 1932 as the youngest son of the late Ulysses Silas and Eva Lena Dykes Ping.
Ron left home at the age of 14 and worked several jobs. Among those, Brock's Candy Factory, several positions as a steel worker where he worked on underground missile shafts, and bridges. He ran a gas station and plant nursery with his older brother, Ralph. He started two construction companies- Queen City Construction & Ron's construction.
On Feb. 14, 1960, he married his childhood friend, Jessie Helen (Roark) Ping who preceeded him May 9, 2017. They were married 57 yrs and had three children- Ronal Timothy, Pamela Michelle and Ronnie David. He enjoyed anything mechanical related, building things and his grand daughters.
Survivors include one daughter, Pamela (Ping) Scott, Two grand daughters, Sharayah Scott and Ashley Ping, One brother James Ping, and whole host of nephews, neices, cousins and friends. He was preceeded in death by his parents, a step mother Fannie, his wife Helen, two sons Timothy and Ronnie, Brothers, Ralph (Kathleen), Raleigh (Frances), Roy (Geneva), Ray (Burnie)and an infant brother Raymond. Sisters Ruth (Dewey) Albright, Retha(Lawernce) Whitis and Regena (Harold) Craig.
A brief graveside service will be held at the Mausoleum Chapel of Lakeside Memorial Gardens on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.
In Lieu of flowers the family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Somerset ALzhiemers Respite Center, 125 University Drive, Somerset, KY 42501
Pulaski Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements of Ronal H. Ping.