Former Jacksonville mayor passes away

By Ryne Turke on March 27, 2016 at 7:01pm

A former Jacksonville mayor passed away Sunday afternoon at Passavant Area Hospital’s Transitional Care Unit.

Ron Tendick held many other roles in the city besides mayor from 1989-2009.

Tendick served as a Jacksonville alderman from 1987-1989, was an active Rotarian, Director of Passavant Area Hospital’s public relations campaign for many years and broadcasted local sports for WEAI and WLDS through 2015.

Tendick was 73 years old. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Jacksonville.