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Ronald K. McKerchie, Jr.

Born: Mon., Jan. 13, 1975
Died: Sun., Feb. 23, 2014


Gathering of Family and Friends

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sat., Mar. 01, 2014
Location: Sugar Island Community Center


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Ronald McKerchie Jr.
Ron passed away in Petoskey after courageous year long fight with cancer. Born to Ron Sr. and Bonnie McKerchie January 13, 1975 in Toledo, Ohio. He made his home on Sugar Island and loved it there. Ron was a carpenter by trade and loved to fish, garden, entertain friends with cook-outs and dinner.  Ron was a member of the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians and had Garden River ancestry status.
Ron is survived by his parents, Brother Eric McKerchie Sr. (Kami), Girlfriend Tracy Nelson, Grandmother Mary J. McKerchie, Grandfather Bernard E. Roy (Aili Allen) and his nephews Eric Jr. and Tyler McKerchie. Ron also had many Aunts, Uncles, cousins and friends who visited and kept him company when he was not feeling well.
Ron was predeceased by his Grandmother Marjorie J. Roy, Grandfather Harold J. (Cub) McKerchie Sr., friends Dewey and John.
At Ron's request there will be no formal services instead a casual luncheon will be provided for family and friends at the Sugar Island Community Center, Saturday March 1st from 1-4:00 PM. Burial will take place in the spring at Maple Ridge Cemetery, Sugar Island.  Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home and Cremation Center is assisting the family with arrangements.  Online condolences may be left at www.clarkbaileynewhouse.com.

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don and lisa corbiere
   Posted Wed February 26, 2014
So sorry to hear of the passing of Ron. Our heartfelt sympathies to his family.

Dixie Picotte
   Posted Thu February 27, 2014
Sincere sympathy to all of Ron's loved ones. He is fondly remembered as a sweet, pleasant, and all-around nice student at Jefferson School by his old 6th grade teacher. So sorry for his passing.

Deb Peake
   Posted Fri February 28, 2014
Bonnie and family
So sorry for your loss. Anytime you want or need to talk please don't hesitate to call me
Deb Peake

Maryalyce Currie
   Posted Fri February 28, 2014
The Currie Family Sends its prayers and sympathy to the Family of Ron Jr..

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