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Cleveland Funeral Home & Cremation Services announces that Ronald William (Ron) Firestine, 72, passed away peacefully at home on July 21st, 2019. Born in Irvington, New Jersey on January 18, 1947, he spent most of his young life in Miami, Florida before moving to Georgia in 1982 where he lived for the remainder of his life, settling in Cleveland, GA in 2014. He worked in the automotive industry for 50 years, and his hobbies included working on cars, watching WWII documentaries and Atlanta Braves games, and spending time with his grandchildren. He will be missed for his long, meaningful conversations, his sage advice, and his love of cooking Italian food. He is survived by his wife of almost 33 years, Janet; two daughters, Kathi and Kasey; one son, Cory; and two grandsons, Cooper and Jackson.