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Funeral Announced for Ron Rackley

Service will be held May 11 in Lakewood, Fla.

Ron Rackley

A date has been decided for Ron Rackley’s funeral. The service will be held May 11 at Cornerstone Church of Lakewood Ranch in Lakewood, Fla., at 1:30 p.m. A separate celebration of life and reception will be held at a later date.

Rackley passed away April 12 at his home in Florida. He was 66 years old.

[Rackley Extolled Virtues of AM]

The obituary highlighted a lifelong love of radio, featuring his “PE” certification and referencing his nickname “the Rt. Rev. Dr. R. F. Fields.” Many Radio World readers have written in to share their memories of a beloved and respected colleague.

Rackley’s family says charitable contributions can be made in Ron’s name to Prison Fellowship International or The Voice of the Martyrs in lieu of flowers.