June 19 , 1951 - October 08 , 2020
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Final Ride 4:00 PM
Michigan Memorial Funeral Home
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Michigan Memorial Funeral Home Chapel
Memorial donations may be made in lieu of flowers to any of the following charitable organizations:
-The University of Michigan Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Fund (https://leadersandbest.umich.edu/find/#!/give/basket/fund
/363311) due to the closed head injury Ron sustained in 2004.
-The Wounded Warrior Project (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/) as the son of a WWII veteran and his many friends and family who have served in the military.
-The Humane Society of Monroe County (https://www.monroehumane.com) due to his love of animals, he frequently donated to this specific organization.
HECK, Ronald J., age 69, of Carleton, passed away on October 08, 2020 from injuries sustained in a vehicle accident.
Ron was born in Trenton, Michigan to Andrew and Edna Heck on June 19th, 1951. He graduated from Taylor Center High School in 1969. He worked various positions at Ford Motor Company at the Brownstown Parts Distribution Center for 30 years. After retirement, Ron kept busy assisting others with repairs, standing by the motto “You wreck it, we fix it.” He enjoyed being a finish carpenter and loved crafting unique and ornate furniture. He had a passion for some of the wilder things in life, and appreciated Harley’s and motorhomes.
Loving father of his daughter Lisa Heck Schuster (Daniel) and son Ryan (Teresa) Heck and their mother Judy Heck. Beloved significant other of Kim Moosekian. Dearest grandfather of Annabelle and George Heck and step-grandfather to Ryan Schuster, Dodge and Abel Meade. He is also survived by his sister Gail (Terry) Graves, his brother Terry (Anna) Heck and his fur baby Miss Tibbs. He is preceded in death by his parents Andrew and Edna and his Rottweilers Cleo and Chloe.
Ron will be taken by a custom-built motorcycle hearse for a final ride at 4:00pm. All are encouraged to ride along with Ron with their motorcycle or vehicle, which will begin and end from the funeral home.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the Royal Oak Beaumont Trauma Center and specifically the ICU staff.
Lisa- I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. My prayers are with your family. Tammy Merkle
My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May your sorrow be replaced with precious memories. God’s peace ❤️ Brenda Helton
Lisa and Family, I am so sorry to hear about the sudden loss of your Dad. I never had the privilege of meeting him, but know from you just how special of a man he truly was. Sending you all the love and prayers imaginable during this time. Love, Ri Maria Sheeran
My dear Lisa, there are no words that will make this next journey any easier to walk through. You are a very strong woman and your faith and perseverance will get you through this most difficult time. Give yourself Grace and take it one day at a time. Love you always. Miranda Nolte
Lisa and Ryan, I am so sorry for your loss. I love you both and miss you. Cousin Eric
I am so sorry to here of Ron's passing, May God grant you all peace during this most difficult time. Diane K marden
Words cannot express the sadness we feel on this sudden and tragic loss of dear Ron. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and Ron. I am thankful for all the good family visits that we had. Love always, Aunt Diane Diane Barbret
My condolences to the Heck family and my sister Kim. Ron was there for me when I lost my husband. His consoling words and friendship touched me. We always had a wonderful time when he would visit me in Kentucky. May you Rest In Peace and fly with the angels. Give my terry a hug for me. You will be missed greatly my friend Julie locke