Ronald Jacob Flier
died May 14, 2019 at the age of 81.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 35 years, Vicki, step-daughter Cheri (Dan) Robinson, five grandchildren, four great grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by daughter Laurra Huntley and son Christopher Flier.
Ron retired from Ralston Purina Company (Nestle Purina) after 36 years with 20 plus patents to his name. He received the Missouri Inventor of the Year in 1977 from the Bar Association of Greater St. Louis.
Ron was in the first class at Washington University of Executive Master of Business Administration – EMBA. He retired from Ralston Purina Company as the Vice President of Research and Development in 1993.
Ron was active in the Sports Car Club of America, St. Louis Region, and received the national SoloII Driver of Eminence Award in 1988. For 23 years, he was a high performance driving instructor for the Porsche Club, Audi Club and the BMW Club.
Ron began his second career as a well respected regional artist and a constant supporter of Art St. Louis. His work is held by many prominent St. Louis collectors.
A Celebration of Life ceremony will be held
Tuesday, June 4, at the Tapawingo National Golf Club in
Sunset Hills, from 4-7p.m.
In lieu of flowers donations to the American Cancer Society or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.