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RONALD A. HANSFORD, 51, of Clearwater sadly passed away on June 27, 2022 in the arms of his loving sisters. Ron was born in Philadelphia, PA on February 25, 1971, the youngest of four children of dear parents Ted and Ginny. Ron moved to Clearwater with his family in 1980 and graduated from Pinellas Park High School in 1989 where he lettered in football and weightlifting. Ron attended the University of North Florida where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration in 1994. He was also a brother in the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. Ron was predeceased by his brother Teddy Lee, Jr. He is survived by his beloved parents Teddy Lee, Sr. and Ginny (Rhoades) Hansford; two sisters, Darlene Hansford and Jeanette Short; nephew Tyler Short, niece Mikayla Short; close family members Rick Short and Tacy Sixto; other family, colleagues and dear friends. Ron had a special place in his heart for his cherished canine companions, Rusty and Raven, who preceded him in death. Ron enjoyed a successful career and became a Certified Public Accountant in 1999. He was a respected Manager for PwC (Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLC) in Tampa and enjoyed working there for over ten years with many wonderful colleagues. Prior to that, Ron was a Controller for Si-Tex/Koden America, Inc. for twelve years and worked alongside many great people. Ron never missed a family gathering or visiting with his parents every week. He was self-less and always there for his family and friends. Ron enjoyed playing golf, fishing, driving his sports car, computer gaming and spending time with family and friends. He truly adored his nephew Tyler and niece Mikayla and there wasn't a better Uncle. He will be deeply missed by everyone who knew him and his beautiful smile. Charitable contributions in Ron's name can be made to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay or any animal rescue of your choice. The family will be having services at Memorial Park Funeral Home on July 8, 2022.