Ronald Dean ‘Ron’ Parshall

July 7, 1952 - Aug. 22, 2018


Ronald Dean “Ron” Parshall, 66, Elmore City, Okla., passed away Wednes­day, Aug. 22, 2018, in Pauls Valley, Okla.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Dean and Betty Jane (Hamilton) Parshall. On July 29, 1977, he married Mary Lou Turner at the county courthouse in Pauls Valley, Okla.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Lou; a sister, Dorothy Gathagan and husband, Allen, of Bellwood; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Ron was a 1971 graduate of Bellwood-Antis High School. He was a truck driver, and he also served as a direct care aide for the Pauls Valley State School, Pauls Valley, Okla.

His favorite hobby was riding his motorcycle. He enjoyed spending time with Mary Lou, and his family was the highlight of his life. Ron’s primary message to others was “that a person’s family is the most important thing in life.”

A celebration of life service will be held at 6 p.m. Thurs­day, Sept. 13, 2018, at the Pinecroft Firehall.