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COL Ronald Eugene Fix

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COL Ronald Eugene Fix

  • Birth 1 Sep 1942 Elgin, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 3 Jun 2006 Texas, USA
  • Burial San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
  • Plot SECTION CBI ROW 3 SITE 294
  • Memorial ID 14547796

Col. Ronald E. Fix, American Hero, USMC (ret.) passed away unexpectedly, Saturday, June 3, 2006.

Ron was born September 1, 1942 in Elgin, Illinois to Carlton L. Fix and Lillian Scharrer Fix. He graduated from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan and received his Master of Science Degree from Troy State University.

He was commissioned as a 2nd Lt. by the USMC on June 3, 1964. He served his country as a Marine Aviator with numerous duty stations, including two tours in Vietnam. Ron was awarded two Distinguished Flying Crosses, the Bronze Star, three Purple Hearts, 63 Air Medals, and numerous other recognitions. He attended the Air Command and Staff College and was assigned to the U. S. Pentagon.

Following his retirement from the USMC June 1, 1991, Ron was employed as a stock broker and later became a pilot for a regional airline in California. He was employed by American Eagle Airlines as a First Officer in 1995 and became a flight instructor for Eagle in 1998. Later as a Captain, he was the Lead Embraer Regional Jet Ground School Instructor until his death.

Ron is survived by his wife, Gerry Harrison Fix; his mother, Lillian Fix; his son, James R. Fix and family; his daughter, Kimberly Fix; and a brother, Carlton (Bud) Fix and his family.



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US MARINE CORPS

Gravesite Details VIETNAM, PERSIAN GULF
  • Created by: Ronald Leon
  • Added: 8 Jun 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14547796
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for COL Ronald Eugene Fix (1 Sep 1942–3 Jun 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14547796, citing Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA ; Maintained by Ronald Leon (contributor 46521038) .