He lives in Lima, Ohio with his wife Lynn, kids, grandkids and great-grandkids. Ron retired in 2007 from the City of Lima Data Systems Group. In 2008 his wife and mother volunteered him for Wire Wrapping lessons at Daytons Riverbend Arts Center 3 hours each week for 22 weeks. He has also taken classes at William Holland and one day classes at bead shops. Ron started teaching in 2009 in Bead Shops in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan. In 2010 started teaching at William Holland and Gatlinburg, Tennessee.