Ronnie Gene Unger, 76, of Galesburg, Illinois, died on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020 in the emergency room of OSF St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg. He was born on Nov. 28, 1943 in Frankfort, the son of Martin Van Buren and Wilma Dean (Carter) Unger. He married Leah Anne Harshman on Sept. 5, 1965 in Frankfort.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Leah; son, Robert A. Unger of East Peoria, Illinois; daughter, Teri R. (John) Parks of Kirkwood, Illinois; four grandchildren, Katrina (Josh) Segoviano, Tamara Parks, Logan Unger and Alyssa Unger; two great-grandchildren, Jordan and Isaiah; sister, Karen Gibbs of Frankfort; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Martin D. Unger; and sister, Lynne Martin.