Ronald Dean "Ron" Parry
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RONALD "RON" DEAN PARRY
August 12, 1940 ~ August 9, 2018

Ronald "Ron" Dean Parry, 77, of Vancouver, WA, passed away on Aug. 9, 2018, at home surrounded by his children.
He was born on Aug. 12, 1940 in Vancouver, the son of the late Thomas and Gladys Parry. Ron graduated from Vancouver High School in 1958.
He went on to Washington State University and also served in the U.S. Army in the early 1960s.
On May 18, 1968, Ron married Mary Catherine "Kitty" Kiggins; they were married for 35 years.
He spent over three decades working for a local beer distributor, retiring in 2003.
Ron loved watching sports and held season tickets for the Portland Trail Blazers and Washington State University football for many years. He also enjoyed traveling and playing golf.
Ron was a devoted husband, father and friend. He is survived by his son, Michael Parry; daughter, Anna Simpson; grandchildren, Cody, Reese and Bella; and sister, Janet Snyder.
A Celebration of Life will be held Sat., Sept. 22 at 3:00 p.m. Please email parry_anna@hotmail.com for more information.
Please sign his guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits.



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Published in The Columbian on Aug. 19, 2018.
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August 25, 2018
Hello Anna and Michael-
I am so sorry to hear about your father passing. I didn't know him well, but I have fond memories of sitting at your childhood home chatting with your mom along with my friend Sandi (formerly LaLonde). I have been thinking of you.
Warmly,
Sam Gilroy-Hicks
Samara Gilroy-Hicks
August 19, 2018
Our deepest thoughts and prayers to you Janet, your family, Rons family and friends. We grew up with Ron as a long time neighbor...so sorry for your loss. Keeping you in our thoughts from Cheryl, Dennis & Darla
Darla Warner
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