Ronald Dean Shields, 83, passed away on Sept. 20, 2017

Ronald Dean Shields, 83, passed away on Sept. 20, 2017.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
Ronald was born on Feb. 25, 1934 in Augusta, to Elza and Gladys (Lee) Shields.  Ronald proudly served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard.  He had worked as a plumber.  Ronald loved hunting and fishing at his home on Grand Lake, Okla.      He could repair anything and everything.  In his younger years, Ronald was a talented athlete, especially excelling at track and baseball.
Ronald is survived by: his daughters, Susan E. (Kurt) Schroeder of El Dorado, and Sandra L. Shields (Lonnie) O'Brien of El Dorado; sister, Dona (Robert) Trostle of Hutchinson; brothers, Larry (Sally) Shields of Brady, Texas, and Kent (Mary) Shields of Cleburne, Texas; sisters,  Linda (Dan) Shreve of Newton, and  Connie (Waldo) Lee of Hutchinson; grandchildren, Sarah (Brad) Weaver, Dakota and Christian Sawyer; great-grandson, William Anderson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Ronald was preceded in death by his parents; his brother Reggie; and sisters, Betty Evans and Patty Burris.
The family wishes memorial contributions be made out to St. Jude Children's Hospital, left in care of the Dunsford Funeral Home, Augusta.