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Ronald Alexander Alasin

September 16, 1939 — July 11, 2022

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AIKEN, SC –RON ALASIN, 82, passed away Monday, July 11, 2022.

A native of Detroit, MI, Ron was a son of the late Elias and Ella Brown Alasin.  He was a graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a BS in mechanical engineering. Enlisting in the United States Navy in high school, he proudly served more than 20 years in submarines (Seacat, Thornback, Stonewall Jackson and Billfish) retiring as a LtCdr.  He worked for Westinghouse for more than 20 years.  This brought him to Aiken and Woodside, where he retired again. He loved family, good friends, golf, travel and good food.  He loved animals.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Sally (Mary Sara Ratliff) Alasin, a son, Todd Alasin (Karen); grandsons, Alex and Zachary; brother, John (Kit); sister, Michelle (John).

A memorial service with military honors will be held Tuesday afternoon, July 26th at 2 o’clock at Shellhouse – Rivers Funeral Home.  Chaplain Dexter Lambert of Regency Hospice will officiate.  Burial will be at sea.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to The Alzheimer’s Association, (, the SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare (, Wounded Warriors ( or Forces United (


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