James Ronald Harlow, 68, of Centralia, Mo., passed away at his home Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012.
Ronald was born July 7, 1944, the son of James Mason and Lucille Jennings Harlow.
He was married in Centralia Feb. 10, 1967 to Kathryn Kay Hull. She preceded him in death Oct. 10, 2002.
Survivors include a daughter, Rhonda Kay Yund and her husband, Glen, Fulton; a son, John Edward Harlow and his wife, Vicki L., Mexico; two grandchildren, Amanda Ellen Hargis and husband, Dustin Allen, Fulton; Shana Irene Yund, Fulton; two great-grandchildren, Aaron Allan Hargis and Dalayna Kay Hargis; a sister, Diana Lazenby, and husband, Van, Bixsby, Okla.; three brothers, Randal Myers, Rick Myers, both of Centralia, and Roger Myers, Farmville, Va.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Bobby Lee Harlow.
He was a graduate of Centralia High School and attended the First Baptist Church, Centralia.
His employment was with Otscon Inc., manufacturer of auto machine parts, and he was materials manager.
He participated in all sports during his active life-time and was a fan of the St. Louis Rams, St. Louis Cardinals and Missouri Tigers.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Fenton Funeral Chapel, Centralia. Officiating will be Rev. Michael Cooper, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Centralia. Interment will be in Glendale Memorial Gardens, Centralia. Visitation is from 10 a.m. until time of service on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at Fenton Funeral Chapel.
The family suggests memorials to cancer research.
Pallbearers will be Randy Myers, Rick Myers, Charles Harlow, Mike Mallory, Glen Yund, Jerry Woodruff, and Sherman Cranmer.