In Memory

Ronald Dobbins

Ronald Dobbins

MEADVILLE — Ronald E. Dobbins, 70, of 547 E. Henry St., Meadville, passed away at Meadville Medical Center on Friday, May 14, 2010.

He was born on March 30, 1940, to Richard and Emma Wright Dobbins. He married Deborah Dooley.

He graduated from Meadville High School in 1959 and worked for General Motor and Retailers Security in Kalamazoo, Mich., then in 1999 he moved back to Meadville to take care of his mother and worked at Valesky’s Grocery.

He is survived by a son, Pierre Dobbins and his wife, Phylease, of Portage, Mich.; two sisters, Doris Smith of Shaker Heights, Ohio, and Elizabeth Musone of Erie; and three brothers, Bernard Dobbins of Jamestown, N.Y., John Dobbins of Charleston, S.C., and Dale Dobbins of South Field, Mich. He had two grandchildren, Brittany Dobbins and Nicole Ross; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a son, Todd; a daughter, Sanya; two sisters, Richielyn Pullen and Erma Williams; and four brothers, Willis, Clem, Herbert and Jerry.