Home Obituary Ronald D. “Ronnie” Kesterson, 70, Beloved Dierks Businessman, Nov. 27

Ronald D. “Ronnie” Kesterson, 70, Beloved Dierks Businessman, Nov. 27


kestersonRonald D. “Ronnie” Kesterson, age 70, a resident of Dierks, Arkansas, died Friday, November 27, 2015 at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born June 14, 1945 in Dierks. He was a member of Holly Creek Missionary Baptist Church, was a longtime barber of 52 years – almost 50 in Dierks. He loved his family, his church and his customers. Mr. Kesterson was preceded in death by his parents, Kelsie and Cozie Kirby Kesterson, one brother, Donald R. Kesterson; one sister, Norma R. Kesterson; nephew, Jeffery D. Kesterson and a sister-in-law, Mary Kesterson. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Sharon Kesterson; two daughters and son-in-law, Denise and Warren Roberson of Crandall, Texas and Paula Kesterson of Bryant, Arkansas; grandchildren, Joshua, Peyton and Baylee Roberson all of Crandall, Texas; brother and sister-in-law, Bobby D. and Gloria Kesterson of Dierks; one uncle and aunt, Jack and Chris Kesterson of Broken Bow, Oklahoma; nephews, Jerry Kesterson and wife Laci of Grapeland, Texas and Joel Kesterson and wife Valerie of Bossier City, Louisiana; niece, Michelle Kesterson of Waterloo, Iowa and a number of other nieces and nephews. Funeral services for Mr. Kesterson will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, November 30, 2015, at Holly Creek Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Clyde Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow in Burg Cemetery, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in Dierks. The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, November 29, 2015 at the funeral home in Dierks. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Holly Creek Van Fund.