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Ronald Johnson

July 24, 1952 ~ June 6, 2020 (age 67)


Ronald L. Johnson, 67, of Sherrard, Illinois died Saturday, June 6, 2020 at Trinity Rock Island.

A graveside service with military rites will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at German Cemetery, rural Sherrard.  The family will be allowed at the immediate graveside, others may attend but must practice all social distancing guidelines.  Memorials may be left for the family or Cable Community Church.  Dennison Funeral Home, Viola is handling arrangements.

Ronald was born July 24, 1952 in Aledo, Illinois to Neil and Berniece McMeekan Johnson.  He was a veteran of the Vietnam War who loved to read the Bible, fellowship with family, friends and community, and spend time outdoors gardening and enjoying nature.  Ronald retired from Sivyer Steel Corp. in Bettendorf, Iowa where he had worked since 1974.  He also became a weather spotter for the National Weather Service. 

Those left to cherish his memory are his brothers:  Kenneth Johnson of Bettendorf, Iowa, Lorin Johnson of Florence, Texas, Derald Johnson of Temple, Texas; sisters:  Donna Ingold of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Bonnie Johnson of Florence, Texas, Carolyn Matheny of Belton, Texas; as well as uncles:  Larry (Judy) McMeekan of Sherrard, Illinois and Franklin (Janet) McMeekan of Moline, Illinois.

He was preceded in death by his parents:  Neil and Berniece; brother:  Gerald and sisters:  Shirley, Loretta and Dinah Callahan.

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Graveside Service
June 9, 2020

2:00 PM
German Cemetery
1620 290th Street
Sherrard, IL 61281

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