(65) of Johnstown lost his battle with cancer while surrounded by loved ones March 17, 2018. Born September 11, 1952 son of Bernard and Jean (Parghburn) Kott. Preceded in death by his parents and brother Billy Kott. Survived by wife of 44 years Deborah (Rambish) and their children Erica (Ed Skovensky) and Ronald, Jr. (Jennifer Verrone). Grandchildren Tyler, Ronnie III, Jaden, Kylie and Hailey, brothers Donald (Marlene) and Thomas (Sandy) Kott and numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends. Ron worked for many years at Sani Dairy, after their closing he was the Lead Driver for MMI door company, when the doors got too heavy he drove for Rood Trucking delivering mail. Ron was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed chasing whitetail and hooking pike. If not outdoors he could be found in the kitchen or at his grill where he spent considerable time preparing delicious meals for family and friends. He also worked tirelessly and selflessly as the family and neighborhood handyman. Above all else Ron was a devoted family man. He loved and cared for his family deeply and without end. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 8 PM Wednesday at Moskal-Reid funeral home and are invited to attend his Funeral Service at 11 AM Thursday at the funeral home, the Rev. Bernard Karmonocky officiating, email condolences may be sent at www.moskal-reidfh.com.