Ronald J. Viau, 86, of Jamesville, passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at his home. He was born September 22, 1934, in Syracuse, the son of the late Joseph and Genevieve Grover Viau. Ron was a Lieutenant with 30 years of service in the Syracuse City Fire Department. Ron was a train enthusiast, who enjoyed camping, fishing, backpacking and gardening. He is survived by his wife, Jane; three daughters, Janice Viau of Jamesville, Judi Olach (David Lail) of Newton, NC and Joan Fleet (Christopher) of Jamesville; four grandchildren, Ben, Lily, Owen and Hayden Fleet; a nephew, Joe Viau (Colleen Roche); and a niece, Nan DeRouse (Gary). Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother and sister-in-law, Ken and Edyth Viau. A private graveside service will be held in the spring at Walnut-Grove Cemetery in Jamesville. Arrangements are with Fairchild & Meech DeWitt Chapel.