Mr. Ronald “Ronnie” Schuster, 80, Benton, died Friday, May 24, at 10:13 a.m., at Baptist Health Paducah.
Born Tuesday, August 9, 1932, he served his country as a Lt. Col. in the U.S. Air Force from 1955 until 1957. He was a retired dock manager and was a member of Benton First United Methodist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Fay (Luebker) Schuster, Benton; one son, Robert Schuster, Oklahoma City; one daughter, Kathy Hancock, Benton; one sister, Joyce Forrest of Fla.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Ethel (Sibbersen) Schuster.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 29, at 11 a.m., in the chapel of the Collier Funeral Chapel, Benton, with Rev. David Atkinson officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Briensburg Cemetery, Benton.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m.on Tuesday, May 28, at the funeral home.