Ronald Lee Olson, 63, of Jonesboro, died December 12, 2011 at St. Bernards Medical Center. Born in Seattle, Washington, he had lived in Jonesboro since 1997. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served in Vietnam. He had worked in retail as a career and had worked for K-Mart, Riggs, and Walmart. Above all, he was completely devoted to his family. He was of the Catholic belief.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Olson, of the home; his daughter and his future son-in-law, Holly Olson & Tony LaGuardia, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee; son, Greg (Christy) Olson; brother, Douglas (Kathy) Olson, Puyallup, Washington; sister, Ilene (Tim) Rust, Naches, Washington; and his granddaughter, Lilly Olson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Laven & Ruth Cain Olson.
A memorial service will be held Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Temple Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to Temple Baptist Church, 2405 Stadium, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401.