Ronald W. Pittsley

Birth: April 5th, 1956
Death: February 11th, 2018
Age: 61 years
Residence:East Tawas, Michigan
Previous Residence(s):Fenton, Michigan

Ronald Wayne Pittsley, 61, of East Tawas, Michigan, passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2018 with his family by his side at Covenant HealthCare in Saginaw, Michigan.  He was born April 5, 1956 in Richlands, Virginia.  Former resident of Fenton, Ron graduated from Fenton High School in 1975 and continued his education at Lake Superior State College. Ron married the love of his life, Cathy Louise (Cash), and together they shared almost 38 years of marriage and raised three sons.  Ron was the founder of Hunters Niche/Predator Bows for 25 years and will always be widely respected as a meticulous traditional bowyer. He will forever be remembered for his love and passion for the beauty of the outdoors.  Ron was an avid sportsman who enjoyed and excelled at shooting archery and firearms, hunting, and fishing. He had a passion to cook, loved to listen to music, and played the guitar. Ron was an active member with the First Baptist Church of Tawas City, a Board of Director with the Downtown Development Association, and a lifelong member of the Land-O-Lakes Bowmen’s Club in Fenton.  He was a great family man who loved to spend time with family and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents Saul and Opal Pittsley.  Ron is survived by his wife Cathy; sons Miles (Andrea) Pittsley, Trevor (Heather) Pittsley and Logan Pittsley; his brother Danney (Gloria) Pittsley and his sister Diane (Larry Karns) Darling; granddaughters Julianna, Ada and Ashlynn Pittsley; and many extended family members and friends.  A celebration of Ron’s life will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 12 O’clock Noon at the First Baptist Church in Tawas City, Michigan.  Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until the time of service.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Tawas Area Honor Guard or First Baptist Church.  Condolences maybe shared at




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