Ronald Persinger, 62, Wichita, died Wednesday, July 4, 2018. 

He was born Oct. 10, 1955, in Fort McClellan, Ala., to Norman and Vivian Persinger.

Survivors include his wife, Cheryl Persinger; a son, Aaron Gerstenkorn and wife, Carin; two daughters, Carrie Cecil and husband, TJ, and Ronda Rosenberg and husband, David; a brother, Rusty Persinger and wife, Eileen; and seven grandchildren, Sierrsha McAllister, Brenna Rosenberg, Leilani Day, Aidan Emberton, Georgia Emberton, Charlie Cecil and Joshua Cecil.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Smith Mortuary, Derby; burial will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Plainville Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday with family greeting friends from 1 to 3 p.m. at the mortuary. Memorials are suggested to Cheryl Persinger to help with final expenses in care of the mortuary.

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