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October 11, 1936 – December 2, 2022
Ronald W. Hugo, aged 86, passed away on December 2, 2022. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio to William and Mary Hugo (née Danzinger).
Ronald is survived by his beloved wife Carol (nee Cone) to whom he was married for 66 years, his children: Vicki Hill, Deborah Alexander, Connie Kratohvil (Robert), and James Hugo (Michelle); his grandchildren: Matthew Hill, Erin Hill, Elizabeth Hill, Brandy Hirst, Adam Fisher, Ashley Beckemeyer, and Ross Jernigan. He also had 9 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Sharon Brenner, and several nieces and nephews.
Ron was a mechanic, and a race car driver before settling on a career in carpentry. He was a lifetime member of College Hill-Harry S. Johnson Masonic Lodge #641, a member of the Scottish Rite, and a longtime member of Syrian Shrine and The Royal Order of Jesters. He enjoyed camping, auto racing, and music and was well known for his sense of humor.
Ronald enjoyed being very active with the Shriners, and their charitable works.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
In memory of Ronald’s life, the family asks that donations be made to Shriner’s Hospitals for Children https://donate.lovetotherescue.org/.
“Daddy you were the best dad. I carry your many sayings and remarks with me daily. Many situations have made me hear your comments and laugh out loud. Thank you for teaching the difference between right and wrong and the importance of being fair. Thank you for teaching me to drive and how to apply for a job. Thank you for showing us what a loving father and husband is. Thank you for making the puppet stage, for my class in 2nd grade, that I signed you up to make without asking. I can still see it. Thanks for taking us on vacations to Florida and camping. I had a wonderful childhood. Thank you for working so hard for us! You did good Dad!! I love you so very much and will be with you again someday.”
“Miss you Pap. You lived a life that will never be forgotten by those who knew and loved you. Rest now…. you deserve it. Love you, and thank you for what you did for me.”
“Papaw you will be missed so much by so many. From the beginning of my life you were always there for me and you showed me what a long marriage and a loving father truly is. You also taught me that I was worth so much more and because of that I now have a loving marriage with a great man and a family of my own. Thank you for everything you did! May you rest in peace until we meet again, I will miss you and will always love you! Forever your Crashley.”
“You will be missed so much by so many. Your the best papaw a girl could have asked for. From the beginning of my life you were always there for me and you showed me what a long marriage and what being a loving father looked like. You also taught me that I was worth so much more and because of that I have a loving marriage and family of my own. Thank you for everything and until we meet again I will miss you. Love always, Your Crashley”
“Papaw, we love you and your missed. We will miss your humorous stories and quick wit. May you rest in Peace. And may our whole family find comfort in this time.”
“To the best father a girl could ask for. Glad you are at peace now. Love, love, love you always Daddy and Papaw. 💕”