Ronald Beene, 61 of Barling, AR passed away Friday, January 29, 2010 in Fort Smith. He worked for the Western Arkansas Counseling and Guidence Center, was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran of the Vietnam War, member of VFW Post 6527, American Legion Riders, member and Past Commander of DAV Chapter 1 of Fort Smith and American Legion Post 62.
Graveside Services with military honors will be 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at Fort Smith National Cemetery Pavilion.
He is survived by his wife, Glenda of the home; two daughters, Georgia Meeks of Olympia, WA and Rhonda Harper of Arkoma; parents, Harvey and Billie Beene of Spiro; two sisters, Trina Boerner and Sherry Boydston, both of Fort Smith and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Ellie Boydston, Shane Boydston, Greg Boerner, Nick Boerner, Eric Cusick and Shannon Harper.
Family will greet friends from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the DAV Chapter 1 of Fort Smith, 6000 South Zero Street, Fort Smith, AR 72903.