Ronald Cole Jordan

Ronald Cole Jordan, 80, of Front Royal, Virginia passed away on Thursday, March 14-(Pi Day) 2019 at the Martinsburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center in West Virginia, under the Palliative Care Unit. He was born on September 17, 1938 in Front Royal, Virginia.

A graveside service will be held on Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 12 PM at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Front Royal. The family will receive friends at 11:30 AM at the cemetery.

He was the son of L.W. and Erma Jordan. He was preceded in death by his parents as well as the mother of his two daughters, Nancy Critzer Jordan, and the love of his life, his second wife, Brenda Sullivan Jordan.

He is Survived by his daughters, Jenée Libby of Scottsville, Virginia and Tonya Jordan-Pharr, (Randall) of Richmond, Virginia, two grandsons, Aaron and Miles Pharr of Richmond, Virginia, a brother James B. Jordan (June Jeffries) of Winchester, Virginia, a niece, Andrea Jordan (Lisa Forelli) of Leesburg, Virginia, a nephew Jamie Jordan of Warrenton, Virginia, a sister, Judy Jordan Maguire (Scott Mason) of Front Royal, Virginia, two nieces, Kelly Maguire Trask (Ed) of Richmond, Virginia and Jenny Maguire (Tom Butler) of Beacon, New York, a beloved aunt, Elizabeth Fultz and cousins, Mark Fultz and Tommy Fultz of Front Royal, Virginia, and cousin Donna DeSimones of Pompano Beach, Florida. Ronnie said “All- whose influences have been instrumental to my joy of life!”

He was president of the class of 1956 at Warren County High School and graduated from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Drafted, he was an armed forces veteran, a published poet- creating the book, “Sprinklings”, and also a member of Mensa. Retired from the city of Richmond Virginia Information Technology Services he then happily returned with his wife Brenda to their new home in Front Royal located near the Shenandoah River in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials of Ron Jordan’s may be sent to the Martinsburg VA Medical Center for the Palliative Care Unit, 510 Butler Avenue, Martinsburg, West Virginia, 25405, in order to ensure comfortable care to all veterans by the amazing staff and doctors for their service.

  1 comment for “Ronald Cole Jordan

  1. Skip Wilson
    April 1, 2019 at 5:27 pm

    Hello to Jim and Judy from a voice from your past, Skip Wilson. I have many fond memories of Ron, both of you and your parents. I had two good friends growing up, Ronnie and George Riddick. I believe I spent more time at your house than my own. It was just a fun place to be. We both enjoyed making you two miserable with our constant picking on you. Your mon and dad were like second parents to me and I loved them both for putting up with me. I remember the TV where we could hardly see the picture, many times eating Erma’s food and I remember Lonnie’s 1939 Chevie I believe with stick shift on the floor and a knob on the steering wheel so he could make quick turns. Sorry to hear Ron died. Many great memories of your family. How blessed we were to be raised when and where we were. Skip Valrico, Fl

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