Ronald Sherman Stafford, 65, passed away suddenly on Saturday, September 5, 2015 at his home in Quinlan, Texas. Ronald was born to Sherman and Bennie June Stafford in Riverside, California. Ronald went on to serve his country with honor and distinction in the United States Marine Corp during the Vietnam Conflict. He would meet and marry Robin Gonzalez.
Ronald would work as a large engine mechanic for YRC for 19 years before retiring. Ronald loved the outdoors. He spent time riding his four-wheeler around his property, hunting and fishing. But Ronald’s greatest passion was his family. He adored his wife and loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. His was an open heart that will truly be missed by those who knew and loved him.
Those left to cherish Ronald’s memory include his wife, Robin Stafford; son Shane Stafford and his wife, Elizabeth; daughter Shellee Stafford; grandchildren, Andrew, Clara, Hannah and Jacob; parents, Sherman and Bennie June Stafford; brother, Larry Stafford and his wife Janet; sister Jan Jones; as well as numerous extended family, friends and neighbors.
A celebration visitation of Ronald’s life will be held on Friday, September 11, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Ronald’s name to the local chapters of the Veterans of Foreign War.