Ronald Josiah Ferrin

Ronald Josiah Ferrin returned to the loving arms of his Heavenly Father on December 18, 2008. Ron was born March 9, 1935, in Eden Valley Utah. He joined the Navy in 1952 and was honorably discharged after eight years of service to his country. He married Diana Parris on February 7, 1981, and they moved to Tooele Utah where they have spent 27 years together. Ron is survived by Diana, his twelve children: Richard (Wendy), Ronald (Melanie) Ferrin, Jeffery (Stephanie), Ronald ( Kathy ), Bruce ( Vickie), David Parris, Glenna Mangum, Robyn (Dave) Robinson, Tracy (Stewart) Mortensen, Amy (Scott) Haws, Teri (Rick) Taig and Jennifer Ferrin, 37 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Ron spent his life outdoors camping, hunting and fishing. He was a wonderful artist and enjoyed drawing and painting, a gift he passed to his children.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 22, 2008, at the LDS 18th Ward Chapel in Tooele, Utah, 141 West Utah at 11:00 a.m. Friends may visit with the family from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. prior to the service. The graveside service will follow in Malad, Idaho at 3:30 pm.