Ronald Stansbarger

Ronald Dean Stansbarger, 76, of Arkansas City, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019, at his home.

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Ronald Dean was born on May 9, 1943, in Wichita, the son of Charles William and Georgia Illa (Hedrick) Stansbarger. He graduated from Arkansas City High School in 1961. He married Patricia “Trisha” Mayer on June 6, 1997.

He worked his entire career for General Electric and retired as a supervisor machinist. His wife, Trisha, preceded him in death in 2012.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a sister, Sharon Cully.

He is survived by his brothers, Don Stansbarger (Annie), of Carlsbad, Calif.; his brother, Bob Stansbarger, of Lakeville, Minn.; his stepdaughters, Shannon Grose (Donnie), of Arkansas City, and Traci Holzem, of Port Orchard, Wash.; sister-in-law, Sue Turney (Glenn), of Parkerfield; brother-in-law, Gene Richards (Nancy), of Surprise, Ariz.; grandsons, Spencer Hartman and Daniel Soproni, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

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