September 30, 1943 — November 21, 2023


Rondall D. Cather, age 80, of Grafton, passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2023. He was born on September 30, 1943, to the late Foster and Wilma (nee Smith) Cather in Glenville, West Virginia.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Jane Lee Cather and his grandson, Devon Tousel. 
Left to cherish his memory are his children, Donald (Amy) Cather and Connie Clark; stepson, Robert (Danielle) Lee; grandchildren, Travis, Kurtis, Nikolas, Alyssa, Rhett, Brooke, Vincent and Jacob; great- grandchild, Wesley; siblings, Steve (Linda) Cather, Sheila Nemeth and Kathy (Denise) Cather; and many nieces, nephews and other extended family members. 
Ron proudly served in the national guard. He was a man of unwavering strength and boundless love, embodied the essence of a tough but caring father. His presence was a reassuring force, a steady pillar of support for his family. Ron approached fatherhood with a resolute demeanor, navigating the challenges of life with a tenacity that inspired those around him.

A true aficionado of the race track, Ron's heart beat to the rhythm of revving engines and the thrill of speed. His love for race cars wasn't merely a hobby; it was a passion that lit up his eyes and brought a spark to his life. Whether tinkering under the hood, fine-tuning engines, or cheering on his favorite NASCAR drivers, Ron found solace and joy in the world of racing.
Beyond the roar of engines and the scent of motor oil, Ron was a hands-on dad who imparted valuable lessons through the shared experience of working on cars. In the garage, he not only imparted mechanical skills but also cultivated a sense of camaraderie and collaboration. His children learned the art of resilience and problem-solving, lessons that extended far beyond the confines of the workshop.

Ron's enthusiasm for the fast lane didn't end at the race track; it extended to the great outdoors. Camping trips were a cherished tradition for him, providing a canvas for creating lasting memories with family and friends. Beneath the starlit sky, Ron's laughter echoed around the campfire, weaving tales of adventure and forging bonds that would withstand the test of time.

As a tough but loving dad, Ron's legacy isn't just in the tracks he left behind but in the hearts he touched. His family carry the indelible mark of his teachings, and his passion for life resonates in every engine's roar, every camping trip, and every moment of familial warmth. In celebrating Ron's life, we honor the enduring spirit of a man who lived life in the fast lane with an unwavering love for his family.
Please join the family for visitation on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm with a service to follow at 6:00 pm at Carlson Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, 1642 Pearl Rd. (1/2 mile south of route 303), Brunswick.

In lieu of flowers donations will be graciously accepted in Ron's name to the charity of your choice.

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