Ronald E. Ecklund

Ronald E. Ecklund, 80, of Jamestown, passed away Tuesday (July 28, 2020) in UPMC Chautauqua.

A lifelong area resident, he was born Sept. 16, 1939, in Jamestown, the son of the late Everett T. and Frances L. Bowen Ecklund.

He attended Jamestown High School and was a graduate of Jamestown Community College. Ron was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving from 1956- 60. He was employed by the Jamestown Police Department, retiring in 1991. After retirement he drove truck for Bush Industries until 1999.

Ron was a member of the Christian Missionary Alliance Church.

Surviving are his wife Takuko K. Ecklund, whom he married Nov. 2, 1959, in Fukuoka City, Kiushu, Japan; two sons: Keith P. (Kimberly) Ecklund of Jamestown, and Christopher W. Ecklund of North Warren, Pa.; three grandchildren: Kaileigh A. Ecklund, Madisyn L. Ecklund and Ryleigh G. Ecklund; a brother, Roger (Elizabeth) Crassi of Clarence, N.Y.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Kathleen J. Ecklund; two brothers: Theodore L. Ecklund and Charles Crassi.

As per Ron’s wishes no funeral service or visitation will be observed.

Memorials may be donated to Babe Ruth World Series Committee, P.O. Box 1103, James-town, NY 14762.

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