of Hillsboro, Missouri formerly of Pevely, Missouri entered into eternal rest on Sunday, March 24, 2019 in Hillsboro at the age of 76.
He was born on November 22, 1942 in St. Louis, Missouri to the late Joseph and Pearl (nee Tinius) Schwartz. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son, Skie Schwartz; sister in law Jeannie Schwartz and a niece Cheryl Nickless.
Ron is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Iris (nee Feldmann) Schwartz of Hillsboro; children, James (Karen) Schwartz of Overland Park, Kansas and Dawn (Jeff) Bryson of Hillsboro; grandchildren Brendan Schwartz, Danielle Schwartz, Alaina Bryson and Emma Bryson; siblings Donald Schwartz of Imperial, Missouri and Kay (Ben) Johnson of Pevely; many nieces and friends.
Ron retired from Swing A Way Manufacturing where he worked as a maintenance electrician. He was a jack of all trades. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family. Ron served his country as a veteran of the United States Air Force. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Memorial Gathering will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 2:00 " 4:00 p.m. at Vinyard Funeral Home, 616 West Main Street, Festus, Missouri. Memorials in his memory may be made to Open Door Animal Sanctuary, 6065 Duda Road, House Springs, Missouri 63051.