Ronald L. Zugg, 71, of Milton, Fla., passed away on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019.

He was born in Hillsboro on Jan. 2, 1948, the son of the late Ora and Delores June (Leininger) Zugg. 

Besides his parents, he was also preceded in death by his son, Ronald Zugg, Jr.; and two brothers, Larry (Shirley) and Jim Zugg. 

1st Sgt. Ronald Zugg served 22 years in the United States Army with two tours in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.

Ronald is survived by his wife, Dorothy Mae “Dottie” (Minnie) Zugg; daughters, Diana (Brent) Shyrigh and Jennifer Covington; stepdaughter, Angel (Jim) Aubry; stepson, Francis (Gidget) Thiel; four grandchildren, Samuel Smith, Dylan Crowell, Jessica Crowell and Stella Schenk; six stepgrandchildren, Sabrina (Tye) Gilliland, Anthony and Darian Thiel and Jamie, Brady and Britney Aubry; 11-great-grandchildren; two brothers, John (Vanessa) Zugg and Randy Zugg; and two sisters, Carolyn (Lawrence) Holden and Patty (Don) Hickman.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, 2019 the Thompson Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Burial will follow at the Prospect Cemetery with military rites conducted by the Highland County Honor Guard.

Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 at the Thompson Funeral Home.

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