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In lieu of flowers, memorial donation can be made to Dave's Place (rehabilitation facility)@3140 Plank Road, Keokuk, IA 52632

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“I came into Uncle Joey`s Obituary and seen all the kind messages that people left on here about my uncle touched my heart deeply ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Amy Harding - North Liberty, IA

“Ron was a customer of mine at walmart. One of the nicest people I knew. I'm asdo sorry for your loss. God Bless all of you & my deepest condolences.&...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Ammons - Tiffin, IA

“Ron was a customer of mine at walmart. One of the nicest people I knew. I'm asdo sorry for your loss. God Bless all of you & my deepest condolences.&...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Ammons - Tiffin, IA

“Gil & I were sad to hear Ron had passed away. May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Gil & Joyce Woody - Iowa City, IA

“SORRY JOEY FOR THE LOSS OF YOUR FATHER, JUST NEW HIM AS A FRIENDMISS SEEING YOU ON THE BUS BUT I HAVE BEEN SICK MY THOUGHYS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: carol vance - iowa cit iowa, IA

“Sorry to hear of your Dad's passing, Joey. Just found out about it today. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Alvin Miller - Wellman, IA

“I used to work with him at uhhospital.was very surprised of his death ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Sterling Durant - Cedar Rapids, IA

“Sorry I will be out of town. It would have been good to see Judy. Knew Ron from JH & city high. Never had much to say, but had a great smile for...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: bob dane

“My sincere condolences. I remember him well as a humble man who loved his son, Joey, when he rode the bus. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: James Surratt - Iowa City, IA

“Dear Barb, Betty and Judy, I was so sorry to hear of Ron's death. I use to see him years ago when we worked at Mercy. Betty and Judy, I didn't...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Sandy (Madden) Hora - Oxford, IA


Ronald C. McNabb, 68, longtime resident of Iowa City, passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2016.

Funeral services will be held at 2pm Monday, April 25, 2016, at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service, with burial to follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12 noon on Monday until services at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donation can be made to Dave's Place (rehabilitation facility) @ 3140 Plank Road, Keokuk, IA 52632. Online condolences may be sent for his family through the web @ www.gayandciha.com.

Ronald was born September 17, 1947, in Iowa City, the son of Ronald G. and Betty (Klumforth) McNabb. He attended Iowa City Schools, graduating from City High School in 1966. He had worked at both the local hospitals, Mercy and the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, but his most rewarding job was as a baker at the Sheraton Hotel in Iowa City, after attending baking school, he became a very good baker! He was baptized as an adult at River Community Church, and was a faithful member. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge in Iowa City, always finding reasons to be out driving in his car, but most of all, he loved his son Joey. And the two of them were tight as it gets.

His family includes his son, Joseph "Joey" McNabb of Iowa City; sisters, Barbara (Dallis) Meier of Iowa City; Betty Lee Welsh-Fisher of Irvine, CA and Judith (Mark) Standard of Hanover, NM; numerous nieces, nephews and other family members. He was preceded in death by his parents, and an infant son, Daniel.