Ron A. Meyer, 68, died peacefully May 6 at his home with his family by his side.

Mr. Meyer was born Feb. 5, 1944, in Troy, N.Y., son of Arthur and Dorothy (Moran) Meyer.

He was a United States Navy veteran, and was employed at SVGL in Wilton as a machinist.

Mr. Meyer resided in the New Milford and Bethel areas for 30 years, living out his retirement in his dream home in Worcester, N.Y.

He loved spending time with his grandchildren. He was an avid gunsmith and enjoyed riding his motorcycle.

Mr. Meyer is survived by his mother, five children and seven grandchildren.

Services will be private.

The E.J. Skinner Co. of Worcester is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, 1 Birchwood Drive, Oneonta NY 13820.