Ron Garcia passed away August 4, 2023 after a long battle with cancer. He was born on August 18, 1948 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania to Barbara (Lovas) Garcia and Adolph Garcia.
Ron graduated from Elizabeth-Forward high school in Elizabeth, Pennsylvania in 1966 and then graduated from Penn State with a BS in Business Logistics. After graduation he enlisted with the Pennsylvania State Police in January of 1972 from which he retired in January of 1998 attaining the rank of major. While with the state police he attended the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia with the 143rd class in 1985.
Ron was a devout Christian and served as a deacon at The Way Independent Christian Church in Ocala. He enjoyed assisting with a Tuesday night Bible study.
Ron is survived by his wife Robin (Carnahan), a son Brad (Donna) in Pennsylvania and their children Ava and Zach and a daughter Angie (Phil) in Georgia with their son Cayden.
Ron is also survived by his sister Joyce Alvarez and her husband Tony in Pennsylvania and their children Anthony and Stephanie.
There will be no viewing; however, there will be a celebration of life at the Grand Hall in SummerGlen in Ocala, FL on Friday, August 18, 2023. Donations can be made to any animal rescue of your choice.