Life Celebration for Ronald K Blank, Edgewater FL who died February 16, 2015 will be 11:00 AM Saturday, February 21 at Baldwin Brothers Heritage Place 1 North Causeway New Smyrna Beach FL. The family will receive friends from 10AM until service time. Committal will be at Florida National Cemetery.
Ron was born in Independence, Missouri September 29, 1944. He enlisted in the US Navy in 1964. He married his late wife Brenda in 1967 with whom he adopted their daughter Jennifer in the Philippines in 1976. He served on the USS New Jersey and several other ships during the Vietnam War. He later retired from the Pentagon in 1986 later moving to Edgewater in 2007. He was active with several bowling leagues in New Smyrna Beach, enjoyed playing golf and going on cruises. He toured Europe and the US in a RV.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Phyllis, daughter Jennifer Almond, brother Terry and Margaret Blank, step-children Deborah Trainor, Deanna Gemmel, Michael Trainor, Gregory Trainor, step-grandchildren Jennifer, Mikayla, Brennan, Meghan, Daniel, John and Kate Gemmel, Jake Trainor, Rowan and Ainsley Trainor.
Memorial donations are requested to Castaways Against Cancer at www.castawaysagainstcancer.com or Halifax Health Hospice of Volusia/Flagler SE Care Center 4220 S. Ridgewood Avenue Edgewater FL 32141.