Ronald Kenneth Ament, age 90, affectionately known to all as “Ron”, peacefully made his transition from this life after a short illness, surrounded by family on April 11, 2021
Ron leaves to mourn, a loving wife, Joyce Hall Ament, at home. Two daughters, Sonya Lynn Ament of Coatesville, PA., and Sharon Lea Hall and husband Steve of Rockville, MD. Two grandchildren, Stacie Hall Morabito and husband Richie and Jonathan Hall and fiance Danielle Baughman, all of Rockville, MD.
He was born August 27, 1930 in West Grove, PA to Leon and Ethel Ament.
Ron graduated from Avon-Grove High School in June 1949. He received many awards in sports in high school and to this day a photo and plaque for most outstanding athlete remains on the wall at Avon-Grove.
As a young boy, Ron attended West Grove United Methodist Church.
Ron was a proud Veteran – serving our country from 1951 to 1955 in the United States Navy as an aviation machinist second class. His home base was Brunswich, Maine. Flying for the Navy allowed Ron to see the world.
Thank you Ron for your service.
In June of 1959, Ron graduated (Dean’s List) from Lycoming College in Williamsport, PA. In June of 1962, Ron graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC as a biology and science major.
Ron was employed by NIH (The National Institutes Of Health) in Bethesda, MD. He became a Captain in the United States Public Health Service and retired after 30 years.
He loved flying planes. He was a certified flight instructor and commercial pilot. He owned 3 planes and flew all over the country. His love of horses allowed him to be an owner and trainer of standard breed pacers (harness racing). He raced horses at several race tracks throughout PA and MD. Ron was a nationally ranked tennis player and was ranked #1 in the senior division of the Middle Atlantic Tennis Association.
Ron loved animals. Especially horses and his dogs. He left behind 3 horses and his faithful lab, Chessie (his girl).
Ron truly loved his farm on Creek Road, where he lived for almost 40 years.
Ron often went to Disney World in Florida to vacation. He also enjoyed going to Hawaii on two seperate occasions.
He will be fondly remembered by his wife’s 3 daughters, Lolita and Desiree Hall of Frederick, MD and Justine Hall of New York.
Ron will be greatly missed by his animal caretaker Delores (Dee) Winters of New London, PA and his best friend of over 50 years, Norman (Norm) Fitz , who was known to Lynn and Sharon as Uncle Norman.
Awaiting him in heaven besides his parents are his sister Margaret (Peg) DiCristofaro and a former extraordinary wife of 57 years, Patricia (Patty) Kavanagh Ament, who passed away in
Ron lived a full and good life. He accepted Jesus Christ as His Savior before departing this world. To God Be The Glory!! May God’s grace and mercy be sufficient for him.
“All My Life – All My Love”
Joyce, Lynn, and Sharon and family
His service and burial will be private
In lieu of flowers. A contribution may be made to the Brandywine Valley SPCA, 1212 Phoenixville Pike, West Chester, PA 19380.
To view his online tribute, and to share a memory with his family, please visit www.kuzoandfoulkfh.com
Arrangements by the Foulk Funeral Home of West Grove, West Grove, PA.