OTTAWA - Ronald J. Miehls, Jr., 49, of Ottawa died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 as a result of an accident on Perry Street in Ottawa. He was born June 5, 1964 in Lima to Ronald Miehls, Sr. and Marilyn (Kuhlman) Miehls and they both survive in Ottawa. On July 7, 2007 he married Dora (Rivas) Miehls who also survives in Ottawa.

   He is also survived by 3 step-daughters: Tina Gorsuch of Ottawa, Bobbie Gorsuch of Toledo, and Crystal Green of Bryan; 6 step-grandchildren; a brother: Rick (Jill) Miehls of Kalida; a sister: Barb (Scott) Schroeder of Glandorf; his maternal grandmother: Martha Closson of Ottawa; 5 nephews; his dog: Danny; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins who loved him. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents: Earl and Rita Miehls; maternal grandfather: Elmer Kuhlman; 3 uncles: Earl Miehls, Jr., Kenny Miehls, and Dan Miehls; and a cousin: Steven Miehls.

   Ron was a tow motor driver for KMI in Kalida since 1998. He was a member of the Church of Christ in Lima. Ron was a member of the NRA;  the Oakland Raider Fan Club; Raider Nation; and was known as "The Shadow". He enjoyed being with his step-grandchildren and his nephews.

   A Funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. Monday,  Jan. 27, 2014 at LOVE FUNERAL HOME, Ottawa with Evangelist Mike Hartman officiating. Burial will follow in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Ottawa. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

   Condolences can be made to: www.lovefuneralhome.com.