– Ron was born in Grants Pass, the second of 9 children, grew up
in California and moved to Lyons in 1988. In 1967 he married
Jacqualine Brown and they had 2 daughters, Rhonda and Jeanette.
They divorced and Ron married his “everything”, Brenda
Lueallen. Together they had a daughter, Stacey, and Ron later
adopted Brenda’s daughter, Crystal.
served in the 1st and 52nd America1 Division of the US Army in the
Vietnam War, and was a member of the Mill City-Gates American
Legion Post #159. Ron was a precision machinist and mold maker in
both California and Oregon. He was an avid bow hunter and
fisherman, but his greatest pleasure was spending time with family
survived by his wife of 32 years, Brenda; daughters: Rhonda of
OK., Jeanette of TX., and Stacey of OR.; step-son Leon of CA.;
brothers: Dwain, Steve, Bobby and Greg; sisters: Shelly and
Bonnie; 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded
in death by his mother and step-dad: Marian & “Bob” Reid;
brothers: Mike and Jeff; and daughter, Crystal.
services will be Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 4:00 pm at Mehama
Community Church, 11336 Morris St. Mehama. Contributions may be
made to the Friends of Lyons Library. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.