Ronald Lee Seachrist

New Waterford — Ronald Lee Seachrist, 81, a lifelong resident of New Waterford, passed away Monday July 8, 2019 at Hospice House of Poland.

Ronald was born December 23, 1937 in Fairfield, Ohio, son of the late Herbert and Ada (Russel) Seachrist.

After graduation he joined the U.S. Army Reserves. He had been employed with Columbiana Pump as a moulder for twenty years and later worked as a custodian at the Crestview Local School District for twenty years before retiring. After retirement, he along with his wife, owned and operated S&R Concessions for a number of years. He coached baseball and was active in his kids and grandkids sporting events and liked watching his favorite teams, the Browns and Buckeyes. He enjoyed camping with his wife for many years. He was a devoted husband, dedicated father and grandfather, always putting family first.

He was a member of the New Waterford Methodist Church.

Ronald is survived by his son, Ronald (Denise) Seachrist, Jr of Homer City, PA; daughter, Karen Cyrus of East Palestine; three grandchildren, Gregory and Mitchell Cyrus and Taylor Seachrist as well as three great grandchildren, Lillian, Bayley and Levi Cyrus.

His wife, Sally (Guy) Seachrist, preceded him in death twenty-one days earlier. He was also preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and two sisters, as well as a son-in-law, Lee Cyrus in 2016.

A memorial service will be held 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at the New Springfield Church of God with Pastor Jonathan Holloway officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services. A private interment will take place at Crest Haven Memorial Gardens.

Donations may be made in his memory to the Hospice House of Poland, 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland, OH 44514.

The Linsley-Royal Funeral Home in East Palestine is in charge of arrangements.