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Ronald C. Ivens

Ronald C. Ivens, of Medford left his earthly body Feb. 12, 2017 peacefully with his family beside him. Born on August 4, 1944, he was a man that loved sports and the outdoors. Growing up in North Bend, he could be found behind home plate as a catcher. After high school, he joined the Army and was honorably discharged as a Sergeant during the Vietnam Era. His adult life was spent in Medford where he owned a chainsaw company, a home construction company, and was later a department head at Home Depot. His greatest love however was officiating high school football and baseball for 30+ years. He is survived by his beloved Joanne, three daughters Doni Jo, Shawntai, and Tawnee, his two sons Justin and Keith, 14 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. A service will be held Fri., Feb. 17 at 12pm at Stephens Family Chapel located at 1629 Williams Hwy, Grants Pass, OR 97527, and is open to family and friends.

Service Information

Friday, February 17th, 2017 12:00pm, Stephens Family Chapel

Interment Details

Hillcrest Memorial Park


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Pop's you will be missed deeply. you made me laugh! You showed me strength stood up for what was right and had a heart of a teday bear I will never forget you and our work together at Home Depot

Sherri Feb 23 2017 12:00 AM

Ronny, also known as "Pot Licker" among the close circle of sports officials of the 80's - 2000's in the Rogue Valley. He was an impact player and left his mark on the baseball diamond and football fields in Oregon. Already ready to help a "fellow official" while always talking to the players. Those of us close to Ronny knew he could talk and talk to make his point, but always about improving. Apparently Ronny (you) got your point across and now moving on to the next level. Although your work is complete here, you will be missed. As many have said often, "the game was never the same when Ronny left the fields of play!" From your friends in stripes or blue, we miss you. I am very happy to know you both on and off the field.

John Graham Feb 15 2017 12:00 AM

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