Ron Studebaker, March 1, 1945~March 6, 2016

downloaded before memorial 577 copyRon Studebaker, 71, of Fayetteville died Sunday, March 6, 2016 in Fayetteville.  He was born March 1, 1945 in Fredonia, KS. to Cavin and Ernestine Reynolds Studebaker.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Vietnam era.  Ron retired from Butterfield Trail Village.

Ron is survived by his wife, Mary Studebaker of the home; two sons, Tim Studebaker and wife, Dee of Indian Land, S.C. and Paul Studebaker of Dallas, TX.; two sisters; two grandchildren, Jake and Nick Studebaker; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Thursday, March 10, 2016 at Beard’s Chapel with Don Carter officiating.  Interment will follow in Buckner Cemetery under the direction of Beard’s Chapel.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 P.M. Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at Beard’s Chapel.


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    Tammy Rowland » 07. Mar, 2016

    Ron is loved by so many and will be missed. Fond memories remain of his honery sense of humor and his willingness to help others. What a model of love he has been. My prayers of comfort to Mary and family at this time. Much love.

    Todd Witt » 08. Mar, 2016

    Dear Studebakers – wanted to let you know how sorry my family is for your loss. We will keep your family in our prayers. Stay strong in your faith as you grieve and celebrate Mr. Studebaker’s life, which I know you will. God Bless!
    Todd, Elizabeth, Ashton & Marshall Witt

    Name » 08. Mar, 2016

    Thank you and God bless you all.

    Holly Jones » 08. Mar, 2016

    Mary and family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I so enjoyed the short time I spent with you and Ron and his kindness will forever be a warm memory.

    Brian Garner » 08. Mar, 2016

    Sorry to hear of this passing. I loved seeing Ron when he’d come into Watson’s while I was employed their. Good guy all the way around.

    TAMMY VAUGHN/ZACH LOVING » 09. Mar, 2016

    Mary we are so sorry for your loss. He was a great man that I know you will dearly miss. You and your family are in our prayers and thoughts.

    Ann Kidd & Jimmie Lincoln » 09. Mar, 2016

    Mary, Paul, Tim, Dee, Jake and Nick… We are sorry for your loss and you are in our prayers. We will always remember Ronnie as being there when you needed help or to borrow a tool. Praying for God’s blessings on you all.

    Ann & Jimmie

    Don and Lesa Carter » 09. Mar, 2016

    Our prayers are with you in your time of loss and grief. Ronnie was loved by everyone who met him. You were blessed to have had him in your lives for so many years. He will be missed. Keep telling the good stories and laugh. He would like that. We love you guys and will be praying for you constantly.

    Don and Lesa Carter

    Gary & Teresa Sosebee » 09. Mar, 2016

    We worked with Ron and have many fond memories- one of which was him playing Santa at Christmas for not only the children but for the residents.
    You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

    LINDA FRITZ » 10. Mar, 2016

    Mary and boys,
    I am sad for you as you suffer through the loss of your husband and father. The grieving is devastating-but you will remember all the good things about him. And they will be they thoughts that come to your mind as you continue to miss his presence.