Ronald L. Criswell, age 83 of Columbus, passed away on December 11, 2013 at Ohio Veterans Home-Georgetown, in Georgetown, Ohio. Retired from the U.S. Air Force, Vietnam Veteran. Member of VFW Post #3424, American Legion Southway Post #144 and AmVets #1312 and Groveport Lodge No. 4204 F&AM. Preceded in death by wife, Phyllis; father, Marion Criswell and mother, Frances Criswell. Survived by step-mother, Margaret Criswell; daughter, Debbie McDaniel of Cincinnati; son, Douglas Criswell of Obetz; grandchildren, Nathan (Nicki), Ryan, Curtis, and Sarah McDaniel, Stacey Osborne, and Jason Criswell; 6 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation Tuesday December 17, 2013 beginning at 12 noon until time of service at 2 p.m. at GRAUMLICH FUNERAL HOME, 1351 S. High St., Chaplain Bill Kirby officiating. Burial with Military Honors to follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers family suggests memorial contributions be directed to Ohio Veterans Home-Georgetown, 2003 Veterans Blvd., Georgetown, Ohio 45121. To sign and view Ron's online book of memories please visit www.graumlichfuneralhome.com.