Ronald Keith Mead, 73, Russell, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at his home in Paradise.

He was born July 21, 1944, in Russell to Ray and Sarah V. (Beck) Mead. He was a 1962 graduate of Waldo High School.

He married Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Urban on June 8, 1963, in Russell. He work for the Paradise Township in charge of road maintenance.

Survivors include his wife, of the home; three sons, Keith Mead, Bastrop, Texas, Kendyl Mead, Russell, and Kim Mead, Paradise; a daughter, Karmen Stecklein, Russell; a brother, Gerold Mead, Tampa, Fla.; three sisters, Barbara Robertson and Joan Pitts, both of Waldo, and Maralyn Wilson, Russell; seven grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in Grand Center Cemetery, north of Waldo. A memorial service will be at a later date.

Family is having a private family viewing earlier in the day and will greet guests at the cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Waldo Senior Center in care of Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.