Ronald Lee Colby, 64, of Ocoee, TN, died Tuesday, September 4, 2012, at a local health care facility.
He was of the Methodist faith. Mr. Colby was retired from Armstrong Tool Company, where he was a machinist.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlotte and Harlen Frances Colby.
Survivors include his wife, Diana L. Colby; two children, Michelle Ann Catalano and husband Joseph and Vickie Lynn Varela; six grandchildren, Christopher Almodovar, Ruben Varela, III., Heather and Dominick Catalano and Matthew and Steven Varela; one sister-in-law, Kay Heath; and two nieces, Cyndi Hackney and Melanie Mixon.
Graveside services will be conducted Saturday, September 8, at 12 p.m. at Benton Memorial Gardens with a white dove release ceremony.
His family will receive friends Friday, September 7 from 5-8 p.m. at Fike Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.