Ronald Lawrence (Ron) DeBlanc, resident of Owasso, Okla., passed away Thursday, June 13, 2013 at his home.  

Funeral services were held June 17 in the sanctuary of the First United Methodist Church in Owasso, Okla., with his uncle, the Rev. Chris Tiger and the Rev. Chuck Horton officiating.

Ron was born July 3, 1976 in Orange, Texas to Lawrence and Linda (Tiger) DeBlanc. He was raised and received his education there graduating from West Orange-Stark High School in 1994. Ron received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Lamar University and later received his master’s degree in chemistry from the University of Texas.

On June 18, 1999, he and Somer Satterfield were united in marriage in Orange. Ron worked as a chemist in the bio-tech industry and because of this, they made their home in New York, Seattle, Wash., Thousand Oaks, Calif., and West Virginia before making Owasso home four years ago. Ron was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Owasso and was active with his sons Cub Scout Pack #888. Ron was also an avid golfer.

Those that survive and hold many cherished memories are his wife Somer, twin sons Knox and Cash; his parents Larry and Linda DeBlanc of Orange, Texas and a brother Ted DeBlanc of Orange. Ron was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents, Abe and Thelma Tiger and Edward and Nadine DeBlanc. He was also preceded in death by his uncle, Bob Tiger.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2642 East 21st Street, #100, Tulsa, OK 74114.