H. Ronald Chenoweth, 84, of Macomb passed away at 10:50 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at The Lamoine Retirement Living Center in Macomb.
He was born on December 1, 1934 in Table Grove to Herman A. and Eunice F. Sandidge Chenoweth. He married Dorothy Chambers on October 5, 1958. She survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Darrell (Kathy) Chenoweth of Macomb, Rod (Tonia) Chenoweth of Gravois Mills, Missouri and Gene (Sharon) Chenoweth of Colchester; six grandchildren, Brian (Stephanie) Chenoweth, Blake (Jessica) Chenoweth, Matt (Becca Wilson) Chenoweth, Brandi Chenoweth, Jennifer (Tristen Protsman) Chenoweth, three great-grandchildren; one brother, Jim (Ruth) Chenoweth of Bushnell; and two sisters, Barbara Ault of Fiatt and Francis (Bill) Allison of Moline.
He was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, Norma Brown, Doris Hunter, Carol Bainter and Roberta Barnes; and one brother, George Chenoweth.
Ron lived most of his life in Macomb. He was co-owner of Chenoweth Implement in Macomb until it closed and later in life he worked for Yetter Manufacturing. He served on the YMCA Board and was President of the Macomb Speedway. He was a 3/4 midget racecar owner and Dean Chipman was the driver. He also loved golfing and dirt track racing.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 24, 2019 at the Macomb Assembly of God Church on Robin Road with Pastor Carl Redding officiating. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at the church. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Macomb.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Macomb VFW.
Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb is in charge of arrangements.
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