Ron Wilhoite, age 73, passed away on Saturday, August 22nd at Solari Hospice Care in Las Vegas. He was born December 2, 1941 in Ely, NV to Charles and Avenell Wilhoite. In his younger life, Ron was a skilled cowboy and worked on ranches in Nevada and Idaho. Ron was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Cory Wilhoite and sister Sheri Hall. He is survived by his daughter Joanie (Judd) Higgins, brother Don Wilhoite, sister Vicki (Gene) Piccinini and five grandchildren: Brock, Cody and Dallin Higgins and Kegan and Karlee Hexem. He is also survived by an extended family which includes Floyd and Marie Green who were always there for him. A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 26th at 11:00 a.m. at the Ely City Cemetery.