Ronald was born on January 12, 1935, in Puxico, Missouri to Henry and Loma (Jenkins) Yeager. He met the love of his life, Leneda Jane and they were married on August 27, 1955, in Royal Oak.
To support his family, Ronald worked for Chrysler Corporation for 35 years. He was proud Mason and past Master of the Livonia/Metropolitan Lodge and Royal Oak Lodge. He also was an avid woodworker, creating many special treasures. He loved his family, especially his grandkids. He is remembered by his family as a great role model. He was very generous and caring and was always there for his family.
Beloved husband of Leneda, and father of Melinda (Jim) Watts of Macomb, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and numerous relatives and friends.
Ronald was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Loma, his children, Nicholas, Baby Yeager, Kimmy Yeager, and his sister, Janice Morrow.
Visitation to take place on Monday, August 30, 2021, from 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM, with a Masonic service at 6:30 PM. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 31 at 10:00 AM at the Lee-Ellena Funeral Home. Burial will take place immediately following the service at White Chapel Memorial Cemetery in Troy.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriners Hospital or Saint Jude Children's Hospital.
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