PRANCE, Ronald J. N. “Ron”, of St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin GeneralHospital, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, March 3, 2018, in his 76th year. Beloved husband of the late Luanne (née Price) Prance (2015). Dearly loved father of Sandra Prance (Dale Thomson) of Surrey, BC, Steven Prance (Jennifer) of St. Thomas, and Kristine Cunningham (Jeff Parker) of Iona Station. Cherished grandfather of Brad (Sharan), Jacob, Zack, Nick, Cody, Dawson, and Tanner. Dear brother of Hazel Sims (Mark) of St. Thomas, and the late John Prance (Judy of St. Thomas). Also fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and his best friend, Frank Davey (Judy). Born in London, ON, December 17, 1942, he was the son of the late Norman and Margaret (née Jackson) Prance. Ron was a retired employee of Ford Motor Company of Canada’s St. Thomas Assembly Plant. He was an active long-time member of CentralUnitedChurch, St. Thomas. A member of the A.V.S.S. Alumni, Ron was active on the 90th Anniversary Reunion Committee. He was an avid golfer, and enjoyed woodworking and spending time with family and friends. Ron took great satisfaction in helping others. In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends will be received by the family at the SIFTON FUNERAL HOME, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Thursday evening, March 8th from A service to celebrate Ron’s life will be held at CentralUnitedChurch, 135 Wellington St., St. Thomas on Friday, March 9th at The interment of his cremated remains will be made privately in ElmdaleMemorial Park. Flowers respectfully declined. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of one’s choice will be gratefully acknowledged.