Ronald Charles Martin Jr, age 60, of Philadelphia, passed away at home on August 30, 2021.\nAs a satellite engineer, designer, and artist, Ron was involved in many interesting projects. Throughout the years, he worked with RCA, Motorola, NASA, Lockheed Martin, Knoll, Princeton University, and most recently with Blue Origin. Ron was proud to be a Freemason, a member of the Royal Arch Lodge that dates back to 1767. He was a strong supporter of the Republican National Committee. Ron was also a painter and student of the fine arts. He had taken painting classes at the Barnes Foundation and continued to pursue studies in Fine Arts.\nBeloved father of Ronald C. III (Laura). Cherished son of Ronald C. Sr. and Joann (nee Higgins). Loving brother of Joann Martin and Leeann (Kenneth) Karpinski. Dear uncle of Jenna Karpinski. \nRelatives, friends, and all F & AM are invited to his viewing Tuesday September 7, 2021 from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM at T.J. Fluehr Funeral Home, 11010 Knights Road. Followed by his Funeral Mass 1:00 PM at Our Lady of Calvary Church, 11024 Knights Rd. Rite of Committal Our Lady of Grace Cemetery. To share a memory of Ron, please visit www.tjfluehr.com\nFlorists, all deliveries must arrive at the funeral home on Monday from 12:00-3:00 PM.\n \n\nTo send flowers to Ronald's family, please visit our floral store.