Ronald Shear, 74, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008, at a residence in Cherokee Village, Ark.
Ronald worked for 41 years with A.O. Smith Water Products as safety and warehouse manager.
He also served in the United States Army.
He is survived by: his wife, Sandra (Begnoche) Shear; daughters, Nancy and Nick Goeckner of Ashmore, Ill., Cheryl and Ken Swisher of Momence, Ill., Cindy Tomaszewski of Black Mountain, N.C.; a son, Ted Tomaszewski of Denver, Colo., brother, Ed and Nancy Shear of Arvada, Colo.; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by: daughter, Barbara Dunne; sons David and Mark Shear.
A memorial service will be held at a later date at St. Michaels Catholic Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Heath Funeral Home in Highland, Ark.
An online registry is available at www.heathfuneralhome.net.