Ronald "Sonny" G. Wittmeyer, of Sardinia, passed away Monday, July 24, 2017 at Bertrand-Chaffee Hospital in Springville. He was 77.
Born in East Concord on Jan. 30, 1940, he was a son of the late Merton "Jack" and Matilda "Tillie" Grandish Wittmeyer.
Sonny was an operating engineer for Local 17 in Lackawanna.
He drove late model racecars for 30 years at Holland, Perry, Angelica and Lancaster. He also enjoyed going to the casinos.
Sonny is survived by his life partner Dona Morgan of Sardinia; his brother, Donald "Butch" (Sally) Wittmeyer of East Concord; niece, Wendy Clarkson of Hamburg; one great-niece and one great-nephew.
There will be no calling hours. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorials may be made to the Erie County SPCA, 205 Ensminger Road, Tonawanda, N.Y., 14150, or to the Chaffee-Sardinia Fire Department, P.O. Box 203, Chaffee, N.Y., 14030.
Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home in Springville completed arrangements for the family and offers a site for online condolences at www.smithweismantelfuneralhome.com.