Cover photo for Ronald E. Mayberry "Hopper"'s Obituary
Ronald E. Mayberry "Hopper" Profile Photo
In Memory Of
Ronald E. Mayberry "Hopper"
1937 2024

Ronald E. Mayberry "Hopper"

September 13, 1937 — June 29, 2024


Ronald E. Mayberry, "Hopper," age 86 of Dayton, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2024 at Miami Valley Hospital. He was born September 13, 1937 in Detriot, Michigan, the son of the late Larmon and Lola Mayberry.

Hopper worked for Wonder Bread as a mechanic and retired after 45 years of employment. He'll be remembered for his love of hot rodding and attending many classic car shows.

Hopper is survived by his step-son, Kevin Whitesell of Columbus, OH; sister, Delores Clark of Cookeville, TN; brother, Bob Mayberry of Dayton, OH; nieces, Tiffany (Rick) Mayberry-Williams, Sherry Akin, Lisa Piccolo; nephew, Terry Clark; as well as a host of great nieces and great nephews.

Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Mayberry.

Visitation will be held on Monday, July 8, 2024 from 11 am to 1 pm at Newcomer Centerville Chapel (820 Miamisburg-Centerville Road, Dayton, OH 45459). A graveside service will follow at 2 pm at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens (8200 W. National Road, New Carlisle, OH 45344).

To share a memory of Hopper or leave a special message for his family, please visit the Guestbook below.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ronald E. Mayberry "Hopper", please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, July 8, 2024

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Newcomer Funeral Home, Centerville Chapel

820 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Dayton, OH 45459

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Graveside Service

Monday, July 8, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 377

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree