JOHNSON CITY - Mr. Ronald James Lorencen, age 87, Johnson City, passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018 at the Johnson City Medical Center.
Mr. Lorencen was born in Lansing, Michigan and the son of the late Jonas S. & Josephine Cooper Lorencen. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Betty Irene Yeager Lorencen, five brothers, Robert, Edward, George, William and Max Lorencen, and three sisters, Margaret Brockwell, Maxine Hunt and Doris Lorencen.
He was a member of Boones Creek Christian Church, Choir and Homebuilders Sunday School Class.
Mr. Lorencen was a United States Army Veteran having served during the Korean War.
He retired in Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania from the US Steel Industries as a Pipe Inspector.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Gary Lee & Sharon Lorencen, Jonesborough; one daughter, Su Lorencen, Johnson City; two brothers, Richard ‘Dick” Lorencen (Sue) and Gerald Lorencen (Dee) all of Lansing, MI; grandchildren, Katie Nelson, Matthew Lorencen (Tara) and Megan Kramer (Kyle); great-grandchildren, Ava Lorencen and Allie June Lorencen; and several nephews and nieces.
Celebration of Ron’s Life Service will be conducted 6:00 pm Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Boones Creek Christian Church with Minister David Clark and Minister Dick Morris officiating.
Honorary pallbearers will be men of Homebuilders Sunday School Class and Bill Sluder.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Boones Creek Christian Church Hunger to Hope Fund, 305 Christian Church Road, Johnson City, TN 37615.
Condolences may be sent to the Lorencen family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, TN 753-3821