Ronald “Ron” Gerkin, 67, Bedford

Ronald Gerkin of Bedford, known to friends and family as “Ron,” passed away Tuesday morning at his home at the age of 67.

Born in 1941 in Lawrence County to Lawrence and Thelma Gerkin, Ronald was a retired truck driver, and member of the Teamsters local #89, Lawrenceport Methodist Church, and Woodville Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife Doris, sons Tom, Lanny and Danny, step-daughter Felicia, brothers John and Norman, 8 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, and brothers Bernard and Bill.
Services will be held Friday afternoon at 1:00pm at the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with burial to follow at Mitchell Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4:00 until 8:00pm Thursday and again from 11:00am until time of service Friday at Chastain.