Ronald “Doc” Raymond Metcalf, 75, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Friday, January 29, 2016.
He was born on December 23, 1940 in Sedro-Woolley, the son of Robert Henry and Irene Marion (Marco) Metcalf. He was raised and attended school in Lyman.
On August 24, 1968 Ron married his true love, Genie Kowalczyk. They made their home in Sedro-Woolley and raised 3 children. Ron worked in the logging industry until 1988 when he had a logging accident. After the accident he did custodian work for the Skagit County Schools.
Ron enjoyed bowling, gardening and mowing lawns, he especially loved going down in the pits at Skagit Speedway to work for Butch Gilbert, in the purple car #604.
He is survived by his wife, Genie Metcalf; daughter, Kim Guptil (Dana); sons, Steven and Greg Metcalf (Angelica); brothers, Mike, Walt and Pat Metcalf and sister, Patsy Hinds; 9 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Ronald was preceded in death by his parents; 5 brothers and 1 sister.
Funeral services for Ronald will be held on Friday, February 5, 2016 at 11:00AM at Lemley Chapel, Sedro-Woolley followed by a reception at the Eagles Club. Interment will be at the Lyman Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Lemley Chapel, Sedro-Woolley.