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Ronald Joseph High, age 85, of Burgess Lake, Greenville, passed away Friday, January 10, 2020 at StoryPoint-Rockford under the loving care of his family and Kindred Hospice.

The son of Joseph Jewel & Rebecca (Rodgers) High, he was born on February 22, 1934 in Lansing and was a proud veteran of the Korean war era, serving with the United States Army.  After his discharge, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business from  Michigan State University and worked as a certified public accountant in the manufacturing field, first for Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in Akron, Ohio and retired from Rapistan (now Siemens Dematic).

An avid outdoorsman and hunter, he retired to the cottage his parents built at Burgess Lake and was a longtime member of the Flat River Conservation Club, Pheasants Forever, and Ducks Unlimited.

He was preceded in death by his parents;  a brother, Gerald High; and a grandson-in-law, Darren Player.  Surviving are three daughters, Rebecca & Michael Conroy of Grand Rapids, Mary & Jack Breese of Oklahoma, and Laura High of Texas;  a step-son, Ken & Marci Myers;  five grandchildren, Hillary Conroy, Kevyn Fanara, Marshall Conroy, Maddelyn & Jack Rosewall, and Aaron Conroy;  eight great-grandchildren, Kylie Conroy,  Ashton Fanara, Tyler Conroy, Helen Player, Gideon Player, Trentin Conroy, Owen Fanara, and Lucius Player;  two nieces, Rita Moon and Julie High;  a nephew, Mark High;  and special friend, Rick Snow.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family with military honors and final committal taking place at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta.  To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Ron’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:  www.ChristiansenCares.com

Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Christiansen’s Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Greenville, (616) 754-5638, exclusive providers of Veterans Funeral Care.

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