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Obituary for Ronald F. France Jr.

Ronald F. France Jr., 52, of Battle Creek, Michigan died Friday, November 25, 2022 at Bronson Battle Creek in Battle Creek, Michigan. He was born July 12, 1970 in Marshall, MI the son of Ronald F. France, Sr. and Molly (Daker)

Ronald is remembered as a loving and caring father, son, brother and friend. He loved collecting action figures and Star Wars. He enjoyed Star Wars so much he even had a whole room dedicated to it. His hobbies included attending concerts, listening to music and playing guitar. Ronald is known for his great sense of humor. He was always cracking jokes and making people laugh. No matter what was going on in his life, he took care of the people he loved.

He is survived by his fiancée, Dianne D'Water; his 3 sons, Zach (Kathryn) France, Alex (Lairyn Shepard) France, Christopher Wilcox; his aunt, Sharon Hudson, and his sister in law, Dahlia France and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Ronald was preceded in death by his father Ronald France, Sr.; his mother, Molly Bylow; his brother, Tony France; his grandfather, Bill Herrin and his grandmother, Veda Herrin.

A memorial service to celebrate Ronald’s life will be held Wednesday, December 7, 2022 from 1:00 PM – 2:00PM at Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. Memorial tributes may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service (269)965-5145. Personal messages to the family may be placed at