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Friends Remembered Home | Friends Detail

RON PRETEKIN (AB8K)


AUGUST 21, 2011


Ron was an avid and very enthusiast amateur radio, that love our hobby. He was an passionate DX'er (up 370 countries confirmed). Very active member of the South West Ohio DX Association (SWODXA) and the Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA) both of Dayton, OH. Hamvention loss a true enthusiast ham. He was present every year in the show. Ron was a very sincere and sensitive with all his ham friends. All are going remember his friendship contagious. As lawyer: Very respected an highly honest. As citizen: He was true ride and support of main organizations of Dayton as Clayton City Council, Children’s Medical Center Board of Trustees and the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation. Love deeply his family. Really he died without enemies, because he feel deep respect for all people. Great guy, he was loved for everyone. He did surprise all with his unexpectedly dead. But he will continue living in all our hearts forever. R.I.P. Ron Pretekin, AB8K.

Contributed by: Radhames Bonilla (HI3B)


To share precious moments of life with friends (hams) as those shared with Ron at Dayton Hamventions, are priceless. Everyone around him perceived his kindness. God has him in his glory. Ramon YV5EED

Contributed by: (YV5EED)


Ron was an avid and very enthusiast amateur radio, that love our hobby. He was an passionate DX'er (up 370 countries confirmed). Very active member of the South West Ohio DX Association (SWODXA) and the Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA) both of Dayton, OH. Hamvention loss a true enthusiast ham. He was present every year in the show. Ron was very sincere and sensitive with all his ham friends. All are going remember his contagious friendship. As lawyer: Very respected and highly honest. As citizen: He was true ride and support of main organizations of Dayton as Clayton City Council, Children’s Medical Center Board of Trustees and the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation. Love deeply his family. Really he died without enemies, because he feel deep respect for all people. He was GREAT GUY very loved for everyone. He did surprise us with his unexpectedly dead. But he will continue living in all our hearts forever. I took this picture but was innocent it will last picture.Ron was waiting for win some prizes inside main building of Hara Arena last May 22 in his last Hamvention. He did look fine and healthy but a couple days later he said me become feel sick. With Ron, Arturo, HI3AS and Julio, KA4OFB. Ron will remember forever. R.I.P. Ron Pretekin, AB8K. (Radhames, HI3B)

Contributed by: Radhames Bonilla (HI3B)


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