Ronald Lee Flockhart was born February 12, 1932 in Boone, Iowa and died Sunday, June 21, 2020.
He was a 1951 graduate of Boone High School and a 1957 graduate of Iowa State University. He married Kay Calista Honohan in 1957.
He worked for Kraft Foods in Toulon, Illinois during his college years. In 1957, he worked for Hygrade Foods Company in Shelbyville, Illinois, then worked for Kraft Foods in Stockton Illinois; Melrose and Albany, Minnesota; Norwich, New York, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was plant manager in Albany, Minnesota and Norwich, New York.
During his tenure with Kraft, he worked in three different divisions. He was in Kraft Foods Central Division in Toulon and Stockton, Illinois; Melrose, Minnesota, and Albany Minnesota; then in Norwich, New York, he worked for Sheffield, Kraft’s Industrial Division. In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he worked for the Kraft Dairy Group as director of quality assurance and environmental control. He retired from Kraft Foods in 1987. He then worked for Sorrento Cheese Company in Buffalo, New York as vice president of quality and environmental control.
He and his wife retired to Morristown in 1995, where they have been active in the Morristown Theatre Guild and First United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Jewel Flockhart; and his brother, Larry Flockhart.
He is survived by his wife, Kay C. Flockhart of Morristown; son, Gary and wife Lorraine of Terryville, Connecticut; daughter, Calista Kay Flockhart and husband Harrison Ford, of Los Angeles, California; one sister-in-law, Dodie Flockhart of Stratford, Iowa; brother-in-law, Jay Honohan and wife Nancy of Iowa City, Iowa; three grandchildren, Steven Krampitz and wife Veronica of Bristol, Connecticut; Jessica Dorau and husband George Piche’ of Terryville, Connecticut; and Liam Flockhart Ford of Los Angeles, California. He is also survived by six great-grandchildren, Tyler Krampitz, Trevor Dorau, Kylie Dorau, Ali Dorau, Bruce Craighill and Bayleigh Craighill; two nephews, Trent Flockhart of Stanhope, Iowa with children, Kelsey and Jacie; Jay Honohan III of Iowa City, Iowa; and niece, Valerie Ruth and husband John of Cumberland Hills, Illinois with children, Ethan and Jaelynn.
Private funeral services were held at Allen Funeral Home. Committal services and interment were in Hamblen Memory Gardens. Rev. Walter Weikel officiated the services.
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