BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. (WTRF) — The Brooke County Schools community is mourning the loss of Coach Ron Ujcich, head coach of the golf and baseball teams,
Coach Ujcich, only 45 years-old, suddenly died in an ATV accident in Piney, West Virginia while on a hunting trip with his family.
In a statement, Superintendent Dr. Jeffery Crook called Ron a beloved member of the school community.
“We are devastated. He was a beloved member of the school community. He was a well-respected coach and a great person. He had positive relationships with the students and faculty. He was loved.”Dr. Jeffrey R. Crook Superintendent of Brooke County Schools
And in the wake of this sudden loss, Brooke High art teacher, Sara Roark, drew up this art piece Sunday in memory of her co-worker, Ron.
Visitation for Ron Ujcich will be held on Tuesday, from 2 to 8 PM at the Mullenbach Funeral Home in Follansbee and his funeral will take place on Wednesday at 11 AM at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Wellsburg.