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Ron Payne VanDevender

June 23, 1944 July 6, 2018
Ron Payne VanDevender
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Obituary for Ron Payne VanDevender

Ron Payne VanDevender, age 74 of Lapeer, passed away July 6, 2018 in the comforts of his home and with his family by his side. Ron was born in Royal Oak, MI on June 23, 1944. He was raised in Hazel Park and at the age of 17 he met and married the love of his love, Judith Beck. Together they raised 3 children in the Hazel Park area. In 1977 they moved to Hadley, MI where he continued his 30 year passion for wood / clay model making. Ron was an extremely hardworking man who was a devoted husband, father and a loving grandfather. Ron was also an avid Detroit Tigers and Red Wings fan. He will be deeply missed by all that knew him.

Ron is survived by his wife of 56 years, Judith VanDevender; his three children: Kevin VanDevender of Lapeer, MI, Lisa (Kevin) Kellogg of Highland, MI, Amy (Don) Eastman of Kalamazoo, MI; grandchildren: Kerri Lynn (Kyle) Kujawa, Andrew Stubbs, Cassidy Eastman, Avery Eastman and Riley Eastman; two brothers: Rick (Elaine) Elrod and Gary (Cindy) Elrod; and his beloved best friend, Mike Madeja Sr.

Ron was preceded in death by his father Payne VanDevender; mother Betty Matney; daughter Kerri Lynn VanDevender; sister Peggy Gibson; grandmother Pearl Matney.

Memorial donations to any of these three locations are greatly appreciated:
Disabled Veterans - In Memory of Payne VanDevender
Suncrest Auxiliary or Residential Hospice.

Friends may visit on Monday, July 9th from 12-8 PM and on Tuesday, July 10th from 10-12 noon at Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel in Lapeer. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 10th at 12:00 noon at the funeral home. Pastor Bruce Craner will be officiating.

Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

9

Jul

12:00 PM 7/9/2018 12:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/9/2018 8:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel

542 Liberty Park
Lapeer, MI 48446

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel
542 Liberty Park Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Visitation

Tuesday

10

Jul

10:00 AM 7/10/2018 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 7/10/2018 12:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel

542 Liberty Park
Lapeer, MI 48446

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel
542 Liberty Park Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Funeral Service

Tuesday

10

Jul

12:00 PM 7/10/2018 12:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel

542 Liberty Park
Lapeer, MI 48446

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel
542 Liberty Park Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Suncrest Auxiliary

114 N Monroe St
Lapeer, MI 48446

Residential Hospice

1681 Woodbridge Park
Lapeer, MI 48446

Disabled Veterans National Foundation

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