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Ronald Lee Violet, 63

November 07, 2009

-OCT. 31, 2009

SHARPSBURG - Ronald Lee Violet, 63, of Sharpsburg, Md., died at his home on Oct. 31, 2009. He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul E. Violet and Kathleen E. Rice Violet of Rohrersville, Md.

He is survived by four aunts, Rhoda Rice and Dorothy Norris, both of Loxahatchee, Fla., Freeda McClure of Havre de Grace, Md., and Velma Violet Rowland of Waynesboro, Pa.

Ron was a 1963 graduate of Boonsboro High School and 1967 graduate of Shepherd College. He completed his master's degree at West Virginia University and worked in the doctoral program at Virginia Tech. He was a teacher at Clear Spring High School, St. Maria Goretti High School, Greene County, Va., Public Schools, Warrenton Community College, Hagerstown Community College, Fredericksburg Community College and Shepherd University. He was currently teaching at Mountain State University. He had worked in wildlife management for the State of Maryland and at Roxbury Correctional Institution.

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Ron loved hunting, fishing and instrumental music. He was a longtime member of the Rohrersville Band and was currently a member of the New Horizons Band and the Williamsport Community Band.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, at Rehoboth United Methodist Church, 30 E. Salisbury St., Williamsport, Md. The Rev. Dr. James Swecker will officiate. A fellowship luncheon will follow at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to the Hagerstown New Horizons Band, P.O. Box 337, Sharpsburg, MD 21782; Rohrersville Band, P.O. Box 12, Rohrersville, MD 21779; and/or Williamsport Community Band, P.O. Box 223, Williamsport, MD 21795.

Personal condolences can be made online at www.baststaufferfuneralhome.com.

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