Cover photo for Ronald F. Patterson's Obituary
Ronald F. Patterson Profile Photo

Ronald F. Patterson

June 30, 1959 — December 2, 2021


Ronald Frank "Rock N Roll" Patterson, 62, of Tiffin, died at 6:15 a.m. Thursday, December 2, 2021, at St. Francis Home.  He was born June 30, 1959, in Tiffin to Frank H. and Eleanor (Newland) Patterson.  He married Sheree Thomas, and she died July 17, 1997.

Other survivors include his son, Ashton R. (Nichole) Patterson of East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania; two sisters, Diane (O'dell) Jeffrey and Linda Toner, both of Tiffin; many nieces and nephews, and by his best friend, Shaun (Michelle) Helkey of Tiffin, who was like a brother to Ronnie.

Ronnie was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and a sister, Teena K. Patterson.

Ronnie attended Columbian High School.   He worked at Mercy Hospital and later at Ameriwood. He enjoyed spending time with his son, Ashton, whether it be fishing, going out to eat, or just hanging out listening to music.  He also enjoyed spending holidays with his sisters, and before his father passed away, he would help him with his garden or around the house.  Ronnie was an outgoing person who enjoyed talking to people he met out in public. He will be missed by his family and many friends that he met over the years.

There will be no visitation. Graveside services will take place at 1 p.m. Friday, December 10, 2021, at Fairmont Cemetery, Tiffin.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe Street, Tiffin, Ohio 44883 (419) 447-3113.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Kidney Foundation or to F.A.C.T. or to the family using the Donations tab above.

To send condolences to the family, or to order out-of-town flowers, go to

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ronald F. Patterson, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Friday, December 10, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm

Add to Calendar

*Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 7

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors