Ronald Edward “Ron” O’Bier
October 26, 1960- August 29, 2014
Ronald Edward “Ron” O’Bier, 53, of Dunkirk, MD passed away August 29, 2014 at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He was born October 26, 1960 in LaPlata, MD to Clarence McCleanon and Janice Marie (Bell) O’Bier. Ron was raised in Price George’s and Charles counties, and graduated from Thomas Stone High School in Waldorf in 1979. He served in the United States Air Force from January 9, 1980 to March 2, 1984, achieving the rank of Airman First Class. Ron was employed as a union master plumber with the Plumber’s Local 5, Camp Springs. Ron lived in Calvert County and had relocated to Florida in 2005, before returning to Dunkirk for the past several months. In his leisure time, Ron enjoyed boating, fishing, and traveling.
He is survived by his mother Janice Sands of Dunkirk; sisters Deborah A. Macken of Chesapeake Beach and Brenda J. Cranfill of Haslet, TX; grandmother Emma E. Bell of Dunkirk; nieces, Patricia Strong, Michelle Macken, and Karen Macken; a nephew, Michael Herr; as well as three great-nieces and one great-nephew.
Thursday, September 4, 2014