Ronald Leigh passed away peacefully on November 9, 2019 at home surrounded by family. Ron was born to the
late John and Vera Leigh on April 7, 1939 in Plainfield, NJ. After graduating from Scotch Plains High School he served in the U.S. Army. He lived in Scotch Plains for 69 years and moved to Ocean Pines, MD when he retired in 1999 from Elizabethtown Gas Company after 40 years of service. He was a volunteer member of the Scotch Plains Fire Department for 18 years and served as Captain for 2 years. He enjoyed golfing and played often. He was known as Ronbo to his golfing buddies.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years Dolores (Richard); his son Kenneth; his daughter Cynthia Vieth and son-in-law Richard; his grandchildren Dylan Leigh Kelly, Riley Leigh Kelly, Aiden Leigh Kelly and Carly Leigh Kelly. He is also survived by a niece, Debra Chisholm and husband, James; sisters-in-law Kathy and husband John; Susan and husband John; and brother-in-law William and wife Debra. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He was predeceased by his sisters Muriel Brigham and Lenore Kennedy.
In lieu of flowers, a donation to one of the following would be appreciated: St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital,
P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101 or the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250.
Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life to be held at The Ocean Pines Yacht Club, 1 Mumford's Landing Road, Ocean Pines, MD on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.
Arrangements are in the care of Eastern Shore Cremation & Funeral Service, P.A., 504 Franklin Avenue, Berlin, MD 21811. To send condolences to the family, please visit www.easternshorecremation.com.