Oliver Ronald Johnson, 69, of Poteau, OK passed away Monday, February 2, 2015 in Poteau. Ronnie was born February 2, 1946 in Poteau, OK. He owned and operated Ron’s Diesel in Cameron,OK. He worked for Mack Trucks in Ft. Smith for over 35 years. He was a deacon at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Poteau. He loved to work and take care of his family. He was preceded in death by his mother, Edythe Rorie and Uncle Edgar & Aunt Mabel Rorie who raised him; brothers, Jo Ed Johnson and Gary Tommy Corbin.
Survivors include his wife Carol Sue of the home; children, Misty & Wes Ritter of Shady Point, OK, Crissy & Ricky Ford, Ronnie & Tara Johnson all of Howe, OK; grandchildren, Colton & Rylan Ritter, Ty & Tavory Johnson; sister, Sherry Gwaltney Bossier City, LA; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Services will be 1 pm., Thursday, February 5, 2015 at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, Poteau, OK with Rev. Jim Loris officiating. Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery, Poteau. Pallbearers will be John Paul Tolbert, Charles McCroskey, Curtis Adams, Conrad Gregory, Jerry Hale and Brian Shadwick.