Ron Kitson was born October 25, 1936 in Little Britain, Ontario, Canada. He served in the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1954 until 1959 as a Communications Technician and began broadcasting on Canadian Forces Radio in Germany in 1957.
Later he worked for a number of radio stations in Canada and the USA ending with WWVA Wheeling W. Va.
Ron enjoys most types of popular music, became a Sinatra fan after seeing "High Society" but leaned toward "Country & Western."
An amateur poet and song writer since youth and until George Morgan recorded "I'll Call You Charlie" in 1964 with Marion Worth on Columbia Records. Later that same year, Loretta Lynn recorded his "Happy Birthday, Merry Christmas." It is on her Greatest Hits CD and earned a BMI award.
Later on, the Compton Brothers recorded "Pickin' Up the Mail" for Dot Records. It was also recorded by Teddy & Doyl, The Wilburn Brothers on Decca.
In 1975 he started repairing professional power tools in his basement, rented a small commercial building in 1977, bought it in 1979 and and was self employed as owner/manager of Mek-Elek of Ohio servicing professional power tools and equipment until selling the business and retiring on the 1st of May, 2005.
He has been writing articles of interest for the "50 plus" since early 2002.