Ronald C. Diehl Sr., 82, of Bedford, PA; passed away on Sunday, May 31, 2020 at Donahoe Manor. He was born on May 17, 1938 in Bedford, PA; a son of the late Kenneth and Helen (James) Diehl.
He is survived by three children Brenda married to Mark Beegle of Bedford, PA; Rhonda married to Dave Delozier of New Paris, PA; Ronald “Buddy” Diehl Jr. and fiancé Joy Carnicella of Bedford, PA; and sisters Shirley J. Spade and Suzy R. Beach(Larry); sister-in-law Betty Diehl of Kansas; four grandchildren David II, Roxanna, Teah and Lois; six great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Along with his parents he is preceded in death by brothers James K. Diehl (Betty), John R. Diehl, Larry S. Diehl, and sister Lucy Jane Miller; brother-in-law William Spade and longtime companion Jackie Keller.
Ronald drove milk truck for his father and later driving for Bedford Valley Petroleum for a number of years.
He was a former member of U.C.C. and attended the Trinity Lutheran Church.
Ron served in the United States Army from 1957-1959 as SP4(T).
A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 12:00 Noon at the Friends Cove U.C.C Cemetery. Everett Area Honor Guard will conduct military honors.
Arrangements by Akers Funeral Home Inc., 299 Raystown Road, Everett, PA 15537.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.akersfuneralhome.com
A special thanks to Donahoe Manor staff and Heartland Hospice for the care they provided.
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