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In Memory of
Ronald W. Barrett
March 4, 1949 - October 12, 2019

Visitation:
Thursday, October 17th from 6-9 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home
Friday, October 18th from 10-11 a.m. at Central College Presbyterian Church

Service:
Friday, October 18th 11 a.m. at Central College Presbyterian Church

Interment:
Blendon Central Cemetery

Ronald William Barrett, 70, of Westerville died on Saturday, October 12, 2019. Ron was born March 4, 1949, in Columbus, Ohio to John and Louise (Burnham) Barrett. He spent most of his early life in Greenhills, Ohio, and he graduated from Delaware Hayes High School. He and Carol Morrow were married on June 18, 1972, in Oxford, Ohio and made their home in Westerville, where they raised their children, Peter and Megan. After graduating from Miami University in 1971, Ron began his career at Ohio National Bank. He later earned an MBA through the University of Dayton. His banking career included positions in retail branch management, and then he moved into several areas in corporate banking, including operations and treasury management. He retired as a vice president from PNC Bank in 2007. Ron was active at Central College Presbyterian Church, serving terms as a trustee and as an elder. He was president of the Central College Church Foundation. He also was a member of the Central College Christian Academy Board of Trustees. In addition to his service at his church, he was a former president of the Westerville Library Foundation. Ron enjoyed golf, travel, family time and his friendships from all walks of life. He had a joke for every situation or occasion, and always had a smile for everyone. Ron is survived by his wife of 47 years, Carol; daughter, Megan Bulow (Bob), their children Noah and Will; sister, Pat (Craig) Johnson of Frisco, Texas; brother, Tom (Margee Heintzelman) Barrett of Delaware, Ohio; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Peter. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 17, at MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 55 E. Schrock Road Westerville. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. October 18 at Central College Presbyterian Church, Westerville, where family will receive visitors at 10 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow at the Blendon Central Cemetery, Westerville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Central College Church Foundation Peter Barrett Scholarship Fund, 975 S. Sunbury Road, Westerville Ohio 43081 or to the Westerville Library Foundation Dolly Parton's Imagination Library (126 S. State Street, Westerville Ohio 43081). Condolences may be left at www.morelandfuneralhome.com

Condolences

Brenda Cox

Oct 16, 2019

Dear Megan and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Brenda

 

Doug Tegtmeier and Suzie

Oct 17, 2019

Carol and Family, our condolences to you and your family. Sad to here about Ron's passing. He was a good golf friend and having got to know him the last five years a great family man who loved life. He will sadly be missed.

 

Tom Garrity

Oct 18, 2019

Ron and I both started at Ohio National Bank at about the same time. I immediately noticed his wonderful sense of humor. We soon found ourselves in the same AIB classes and shared some laughs and stories before and after class. ( Maybe once or twice during class.) Ron quickly became an excellent banker and was soon rewarded with several promotions. We grew a bit apart after that, mostly because of different assignments for each of us and several bank consolidations. As great of a banker that Ron was, though, he was an even a more wonderful person. I doubt that he ever had any enemies. I wish I could be at the wake and funeral for him. For now, all that I can do is to offer my prayers and sympathy for him and his family. May your faith, and the many happy memories of Ron, sustain you in this difficult time of grief. Tom G.

 

Teryl Bishop

Oct 18, 2019