Ronald A. Stephens passed away peacefully on January 12, 2016 in Richland, WA, surrounded by his wife Diane and children. Ron was born on March 28, 1935 in Dallas, OR to Bonnie Stephens and Grace Hartman.
He served in the U.S. Army for three years, and then attended Oregon State University where he received a Master's degree in Education. He was a teacher and coach in Oregon for 32 years. Ron was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
He is survived by his wife, Diane, of 57 years, and their children; Kim Whittaker, Kevin Stephens (Teri), Kent Stephens, and Kristen Naillon, and 32 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Viewing will be held Friday, January 15th, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., at Mueller's Tri-Cities Funeral Home, 1401 S. Union St., Kennewick, WA. Services for Ron will be held Saturday, January 16th, 12:00 p.m., at the Pittsburgh LDS Chapel, 724 N. Pittsburgh St., Kennewick, WA with additional viewing beginning at 11:00 a.m.
The family invites you to sign their online tribute wall at www.muellersfuneralhomes.com.
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