Ron Emge, age 77, passed in peace at his home on the morning of April 17, 2021. Ronald was born in East Palestine, Ohio to Gene and Sally Emge.
Ronald is survived by his wife Mary, son Ryan, daughter-in-law Kelli, and grandchildren Ruth, Rand, and Luke Emge. He also leaves behind his brother Chuck Emge, sisters; Sherry Giuliano and Judy Emge, many nieces and nephews and countless friends.
Ron was an accomplished first generation systems programmer. One of his greatest achievements was starting a successful logistics company and developing the first online transportation management system in the country. Ron was a health food enthusiast with a soft spot for ice cream, he loved Risk board game parties, long bike rides at Miami Whitewater park, beers afterwards with friends, telling dad jokes, and he was even known to dabble in stand up comedy.
A graveside burial service will be held on Saturday, May 1st, 2 o’clock at Arlington Memorial Gardens, 2145 Compton Road, 45231. Once on the cemetery grounds, follow the blue line to the funeral home, in the back right corner of the property. Afterwards there will be an informal memorial picnic at Ryan and Kelli’s home located at 332 Weathervane Ln. Harrison, OH 45030. For further information call Ryan at 513-708-5009.