Ronald Andrew Zampa, 58, passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at his Napa residence after fighting cancer for five years. Born in Richmond on May 17, 1944, and raised in San Pablo, he had lived in Napa for the last 30 years and was well known in the California auto-racing scene with numerous championships.
Ron is survived by his wife, Robbie, of Napa; sons Anthony Zampa of Napa and LeRoy Zampa of Oakland; daughter Natalie Large of Whitefish, Mont.; stepdaughter Mary Winslow of San Jose; father Andrew Zampa of American Canyon; sister Julie Brinkerhoff of Benicia; and five grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday, April 11 at 2 p.m. at Richard Pierce Funeral Service, 1660 Silverado Trail, Napa. Visitation will be Thursday from 2 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be at Tulocay Cemetery in Napa.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Napa Valley, 3299 Claremont Way, Napa, CA 94558.