Ron graduated from Bethel College, McKenzie, KY in 1978 and went on to graduate from Memphis Theology Seminary in 1982 with a Masters degree in religion. After his profession of faith in Christ he was called into the ministry and served as pastor of several churches over the past 40 years. At the time of his death he was pastor of Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Campbellsville for the past 16 years.
Ron was a policeman for a few years in his hometown of Milan, Tennessee. He was a state worker in the Food Stamp division for 16 years and retired in 2009. He was a volunteer fireman for over 25 years serving in several different states where he lived. He was on the Campbellsville Volunteer Fire Department for several years and was named Firefighter of the Year on two different occasions. He was a member of the Ministerial Association for several years. He enjoyed helping with the Crusade for Children drive during the 90’s.
He married his High School sweetheart, Carole Brasher in February, 1966.
Besides his wife, Carole Ferree, he is survived by one daughter, Lisa Miller and husband, Tim of Campbellsville; four grandchildren: Sgt. Dakota Meyer and Timothy Gilliam of Columbia and Marissa Gilliam and Talia Gilliam of Campbellsville; half-brothers: Stephen Wayne Howard of Lebanon and Ricky Carl Howard of Bowling Green; his father, Ellsworth Louis Ferree and step-mother, Lena Ferree of Marietta, GA; a niece and some cousins and many friends and church family.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Campbellsville, KY
VISITATION: From 12:00 to 1:00 P.M., Saturday at the Church
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME