Ronald ‘Ron’ Dean Stanley Jr.

Ron Stanley Jr., 63, of Cobden, died Monday, June 18, 2018, at his home. 

He was born on May 30, 1955, in Carbondale, the son of Ronald Dean Sr. and Mildred Lois Hoyle Stanley.

Mr. Stanley is survived by his son, Zachriah Charles (Kristine) Stanley, and a stepdaughter, Kelly Roberts, all of Salida, Colo.; one grandchild, Raistlin Storm Stanley, and one more on the way; his mother, Dorothy Elizabeth Whaley of Cobden; brothers and sisters Janis Lynne (Kenneth) Dunn of Carbondale, Terry Allen (Donna) Stanley of Cobden, Julie Ann (Spencer) McDonald of Gering, Neb., Sheila Marie (David) Rexroat of Wildwood, Mo., Shelly Gaye Parker of Gering, Neb., Juanita Lucille (Billie) Plott of Anna and Beth Renee Patterson of Carbondale; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; and by two sisters, Mildred “Millie” Etherton and Karen Faye Gardner.

He worked as a truck driver and mechanic and installed grain bins when he lived in Colorado. 

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, June 22, at the Kelly Cemetery in rural Cobden. Interment will be in the Kelly Cemetery. Family and friends are asked to go directly to the cemetery. 

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden is in charge of arrangements.

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