Ronald "Ron" Blaine Tennant, 76, of Fairmont, passed away on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at the West Virginia Veterans Nursing Home in Clarksburg. Ron was born February 11, 1943, the son of the late Edith Marjorie Tennant Kiger. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, DeEtta V. Batson Tennant.
Ron was a 1961 graduate of East Fairmont High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He most recently worked at the Fairmont Federal Credit Union in maintenance. He previously had been manager at the Rental Center in Clarksburg, as well as plant manager at Figgie Hydraulics in Fairmont. Ron was a member of Bethesda Baptist Church in Barrackville where he served as a Deacon and a Trustee. He enjoyed mowing grass, listening to old records, and riding his motorcycle. His greatest pride and joy was his granddaughter Hailey.
In addition to his wife, Ron is survived by his son, Jeffrey Tennant and his wife Tessie of Fairmont; his daughter, Kimberly Rogers and her husband Shane of Fairmont; and his granddaughter, Hailey Rogers and her fiancé Jeffrey Hartley.
The family requests memorial contributions be made in Ron's memory to Bethesda Baptist Church, P.O. Box 118, Barrackville, WV 26559.
The family will receive friends at Ford Funeral Home, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont, WV 26554, on Thursday, June 27, 2019, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. The casket will lie in state on Friday, June 28, 2019, from 12 p.m. until 1 p.m. at Bethesda Baptist Church, 502 Pike St., Barrackville, WV 26559. The funeral service will be held in the church on Friday, June 28, 2019, at 1 p.m. with Reverend Dr. David Cyphers and Pastor Chad Raines officiating. Entombment will follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Fairmont where full military rites will be conducted by the Marion County Veterans Counsel. Online condolences may be made to the family at
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Susan Shuman
Jun 27, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. I used to work with Jeff at Dairy Queen. Prayers for all.
JeneneTennant Coleman
Jun 27, 2019
DeEtta and Family So sorry to hear about Ron. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Jane Tennant Stiles
Jun 27, 2019
God be with you,! Ron is free now and pain free. Love to all Jane
Karen Cyrankowski
Jun 27, 2019
So very sorry for the loss of Ron. Praying for comfort for your family!
Corey Tennant
Jun 27, 2019
I'm sorry i could not be there with everyone in this time of saddness and loss of a loved one. He will be truly missed. Sending prayers to everyone.
Randy Bock
Jun 27, 2019
May your memories always be strong and your faith in the man above help and guide you through this time of sorrow. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.