Ronald Eugene Strader, Sr., 53, of Oxford, Arkansas, passed away Friday, November 2, 2018, at his home in Oxford, Arkansas.
He was born in Cleveland, Ohio on November 11, 1964, son of the late Eugene and Jane (Smith) Strader. Ronald spent his life as a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and friend. He was united in marriage to Norma Scott on April 17, 2009 in De Valls Bluff, Arkansas. During his working years, Ronald worked as a truck driver and was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Union, Arkansas.
Ronald is survived by his wife, Norma Strader of Oxford, Arkansas; daughter, Missy Lou Strader of Oxford, Arkansas; son, Ronnie Strader, Jr. and wife Amanda of England, Arkansas; step-son, Eric Beihslich of Little Rock, Arkansas; sister, Bridgett Strader of Ohio; brothers, Eugene Strader of West Virginia and Tommy Smith, Jr. of Scott, Arkansas; five grandchildren, Kayliegh, Alana, Rayven, Breanna and Aliah and grandmother, Ida Cudd.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Jane Strader.
Pallbearers include: Jessy Smith, Bobby Scott, Cory Stone, Bobby Gray, Michael Horton and Jimmy Horton
Funeral services will be Wednesday, November 7, 2018 beginning at 2:00 PM with Bro. Gary Wallace officiating at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Union, Arkansas. Interment will follow at Union Cemetery in Union, Arkansas. Visitation will be Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 1:00 PM until service time at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to Doty Family Funeral Service, PO Box 395, Salem, Arkansas.
Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral Service of Salem, Arkansas.