Ronald (Hop) Arthur Lytle, 70, of Kittanning, (formerly of Nowrytown), passed away Thursday, August 15, 2019, at UPMC East in Monroeville, PA. Ron was born Thursday, February 3, 1949, in Nowrytown, the son of the late Ralph Mitchell and Adelaide Deamer Lytle. He graduated in 1967 from Saltsburg High School. Before his retirement, he was employed by Stewarts Landscaping Spring Church. Hop was a hard worker who did many odd jobs for a great many people before he became ill. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. He loved model trains, fishing, hunting, walking and loved his animals. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Arlene Falcon Lytle, 4 children, Joy N. Kelly and her husband, Owen, of Saltsburg, Richard (Rick) John Lytle and his wife, Sue, of Worthington, Susan G. Snyder of Florida and Tammy L. Morgan of Nowrytown, 12 grandchildren, and 17 great grandchildren, one brother, Ralph Lytle and his wife, Dorothy, of Nowrytown. Family will have a memorial benefit on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at the Tins Mill Community Center, Tinsmill, PA from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM. All arrangements have been entrusted to the Kelly L. Corridoni Funeral Home LTD, 400 Indiana Avenue, Avonmore, PA.