William Ronald CraneJuly 22, 1941 ~ December 31, 2017 (age 76)
WILLIAM RONALD CRANE
Passed away in his sleep peacefully on December 31st, 2017. Beloved and devoted
husband madly in love with Elaine his wife for 37 years, father, grandfather born in
Bellflower, Ca. to Elaine P. Crane and William A. Crane. Ron grew up with the love of
cars and mechanics. Attending Rancho High School in Garden Grove, Ron excelled at
track n field as well as the social scene. Ron was drafted for the Vietnam war, while
completing Army basic training and tank mechanics; his father passed away in 1966.
Ron was honorary discharged and jumped right in the family retail tire business. In
order to understand the business world, Ron graduated from Cal State Long Beach with
a Bachelor’s Degree in Business. Ron used these skills to navigate successfully
Bi-County Tire Corporation from 1966 to 2005. Ron’s love for helping and caring for
people showed in his business and his friendships throughout his life! In retirement,
Ron loved spending time with his grandkids Brooke and Kyle as well as his family. Ron
loved car shows and showing off his 1927 Ford Model T. Ron is survived by his wife
Elaine, his son Jason and wife Petra, his daughter Farrah, his stepson Shane, his
stepdaughter Amanda and her husband Jason with his grandkids Brooke and Kyle.
Celebration of Ron’s life @ 1842 Pine St. Huntington Beach
on Sunday 12 pm 1/7/17. A graveside service at The Riverside National Cemetery will take place at a later date. Date and time are currently pending.