Ronald Burgette

June 29, 2009

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202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 7/1/2009 14:00:00

308 Myrtle Ave Willard OH 44890 7/2/2009 11:00:00

Ronald Leroy Burgette, age 74, resident of Willard, passed away on Monday, June 29, 2009 at Willard Mercy Hospital. He was born on October 17, 1934 to the late William L. and Lillian H. (Nicolls) Burgette and had been a Willard resident for the most part of his life. He was a 1954 graduate of Oberlin High School. He was a printer at Herald Printing in New Washington for 24 years. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Willard, the Intenational Brotherhood of Magicians since 1967 and the Willard A.A. Group since April 26, 1963.
He is survived by his wife, Phyllis (Osborne) Burgette; one son Dr. William C. Burgette of Willard and one son and daughter-in-law, Brent and Becky Bruce of Willard; three grandchildren, Glenn Bruce, Nathan and Justin Ressor.
He is preceded in death by his parents, William L. and Lillian H. (Nicolls) Burgette.
Friends may call on Wednesday, July 1, 2009 from 2-4 and 6-8PM at Secor Funeral Home in Willard. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 2, 2009 at 11:00 AM at Trinity Lutheran Church, Willard. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, Willard. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or Trinity Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be made to the family at


Rhonda Bolen - Jul 1, 2009

Phyllis I am so sorry to hear of your loss. you and your boys are in our prayers…god bless u the Endicott Family

Wendy Daniel - Jul 1, 2009

I have many fond memories of Ron, his parents and Grandmother- Mrs Nichols – my childhood neighbor. I would love to sneak over and be entertained by the magician. I will always remember Ron’s gentleness and smile. My prayers go out to the family for their loss.

Suzy Beckner - Jul 1, 2009

Phyllis, My thoughts and prayers are with you! Suzy Beckner and family

Terry & Valerie Henry and family - Jun 30, 2009

Dear William, Phyllis and family,
We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Ron. He was such a sweet, caring man. He always had a smile on his face, and he always made people feel at ease around him. We are thinking of you and praying for you at this difficult time. God bless you!
Val, Terry, Haley & Landon Henry

Harles & Sandy Gibson - Jun 30, 2009

Dear Phyllis and family.
So sorry to here that Ron passed away. Ron was a joy to be around. I belive everyone that knew him would say this. He will be missed by all.
Ron’s in a better place now. With God,He will live forever.We are praying for your family,so that God will ease the pain you must endure.
God bless. Harles and Sandy.

Joe and Mary Beth Irving - Jun 30, 2009

Dear Phyllis and family, Ron was such a wonderful friend and roll model. Our chats with him were always very dear. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him…..and there were many.
Our prayers go out to you and your family. I know God & Ron will be watching out for us all as we continue our journey’s here on earth