West Plains, MO Location (417) 256-4141

Thayer, MO Location (417) 264-7242

Ronald Keylon
Ronald Keylon

Ronald Leon Keylon was born the son of Leon Keylon and Vondera (Hartgraves) Keylon, on February 22, 1951, in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas and died May 18, 2017, in Little Rock, Arkansas, at the age of 66 years.

He was united in marriage on February 4, 1967, at Koshkonong, Missouri to Sherrie Johnson.

He is survived by one daughter, Shelly King and husband, Barry of Bentonville, Arkansas; three grandchildren, Zach, Dylan and Delaney King; one great granddaughter, Olivia King all of Bentonville, Arkansas; Sherrie Johnson Keylon, the mother of his children, of Mammoth Spring, Arkansas; one sister, Donna Keyes and husband, David of Paducah, Kentucky; one niece, Tammy Keyes; one nephew, Patrick Keyes; two great nephews, Steven and Seth; other relatives and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Leon and Vondera Keylon; and one son, Kelly Keylon.

Ronnie enjoyed the outdoors and was a logger and farmer all of his life. He was deeply devoted to his family and friends. He would let you know when visiting with him, that his family and his friends were the most important things in his life.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas.

Funeral services for Ronald Keylon were held, Monday, May 22, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Brother Charles Morgan officiating.

Burial was in Riverside Cemetery under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc in Thayer.



  1. Shelly Barker Justus
    May 19, 2017 @ 7:35 pm

    I am so sorry for you loss. He will be miss greatly.


  2. Deloris Bennett
    May 20, 2017 @ 2:57 pm

    Thoughts and prayers to the family.


  3. Denita Poulette Flynn
    May 20, 2017 @ 3:26 pm

    I just wanted to send my prayer out to the family for your loss!!!



  4. Larry Hurtt
    May 20, 2017 @ 10:57 pm

    Hate to hear of Ronnie’s passing. Attended grade school together. Prayers for the family. Wish I could attend the service but out of state.


  5. Buddy Ball
    May 21, 2017 @ 6:20 pm

    Sorry for your loss. Ronnie and I shared many good times growing up and beyond. My thoughts are with his family.


  6. Neal and Debra Nicholson
    May 21, 2017 @ 8:04 pm

    Ronnie was a classmate graduating in 1969, worked with Ronnie at Walker Auto Parts in Thayer, Ronnie and I always got along wonderfully, he was always in good humor as his Dad was, He was a hard worker, and great friend, So sad for his loss, Prayers for family,


  7. Elizabeth Davis
    May 22, 2017 @ 3:52 am

    I’m so sorry for your loss. RIP Ronnie. Prayers for the family!


  8. JOhn and April Walsh
    May 22, 2017 @ 8:34 am

    Prayers go out to your sweet family. We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and memories of Ronnie.


  9. Marvene Mills
    May 23, 2017 @ 11:48 am

    Thoughts & prayers for all the family…


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