It is with very heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Ronald Blain Newnes on Sunday, August 11, 2019, in his 69th year. Beloved husband of Katherine (Kathy) Newnes. Devoted father to Lindsay Nicole Topper (Lee) and Jeffery Blain Newnes (Vanessa). Loving Grandfather (Pa) to Oliver Blain Topper and Sadie Margaret Topper. Ron worked in the Thames Valley District School Board for 32 years as a dedicated educator, history department head and principal. As per Ron's wishes, cremation has taken place and a private gathering at home will be held at a later date. If desired, donations to the Chrohn's and Colitis Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.