Ron Geyer, 63

Ron Lee Geyer, 63, of Columbia City, and formerly of Florida passed away at 9:43 a.m. Saturday, March 26, 2011 at Parkview Whitley Hospital, Columbia City. Born July 2, 1947 in Fort Wayne, he was a son of Raymond Evan and Eldora Marie (Bieberich) Geyer.He graduated from Churubusco High School with the Class of 1965; International Business College, Fort Wayne; and Miami Dade Community College, Miami, Fla. He worked at Geyer Willow Grass Sod Farm in Collins; he then drove truck for Dana Corporation, Inc.; and currently he was employed as a field recruiter for U.S. Express in Chattanooga, Tenn. He is a member of American Legion Post 90 and Elks Lodge for 25 years, both at Cape Coral, Fla.Survivors include his sister, Myrna (Ralph) Bailey of Columbia City; best friend, David Johnson of Cape Coral, Fla.; two nieces, Diana (Kim) Hare and Lisa Peppler; two great nieces, Shelby and Kayli Hare. He was preceded in death by his parents.Graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Eel River Cemetery, rural Churubusco with Pastor Terry Zolman officiating. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to DeMoney-Grimes Funeral, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. Memorials may be given in memory of Mr. Geyer to the Whitley County Humane Society. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Visit to send family condolences or sign the guest register book.