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Ronald C Mueller

December 9, 1947 ~ October 1, 2022 (age 74) 74 Years Old
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Ronald Mueller Obituary

Ron Mueller, 74, of Irvington passed away at 6:15 am on Saturday, October

1, 2022 at SSM St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia, Il surrounded by family.

Ron was born December 9, 1947 in Belleville, Il to the late Nelson and

Viola (Jehling) Mueller. He was baptized and confirmed at Zion United

Church of Christ in Millstadt, Il. He married Barbara Lynn Dixon on March

30, 1968 in Millstadt, Il, and she survives.

 In addition to his wife of 54 years, Ron is survived by his children Robert

(Michele) Mueller of Walnut Hill, Mathew Mueller and special friend Pam

Haefner, and Krista Parrett (Jake) of Homer, Alaska. His grandchildren

Logan and son Beau, Adam, Allison, and Isley. He is also survived by

brothers-in-law Bob Dixon, Larry Dixon (Debbie), Terry Dixon, Richard

Campen, nieces, and nephews. Ron was preceded in death by his parents,

sister Linda, and in-laws Roy and Glenna Dixon.

 Ron proudly served as a staff sergeant in the United States Army from

1968-1971. He belonged to the VFW Post #7980 in Millstadt, Il. Ron was a

member of the Centralia Lodge #1219 Loyal Order of Moose and the

United Transportation Union.

Ron worked for the Illinois Central/Canadian National Railroad for 36 years

traveling from Iowa to Louisiana inspecting scales. He retired as the

Manager of Scale Operations in Centralia, Il. He held several

chairmanships with weights and measures; Chairman of AREMA, National

Conference on Weights and Measures, Chairman Committee #34, and

Director of the National Scale Association. As a hobby, he created model

railroads on his train table.

 Ron was a professional musician, performing since he was 12 years old.

He played the accordian, organ, keyboards and was the lead vocalist in

various bands throughout his lifetime. He last played with Sound Advice.

In the summer of 1982, Ron and his brother-in-law Larry purchased a cabin

on Lake Centralia that became a gathering place for family and friends. He

enjoyed fishing, swimming, water sports, and pontoon cruising along with

teaching people how to waterski. He loved his family, friends, dogs, pets,

nature, family vacations and going on cruises.

 Funeral services will be held at noon on Saturday, October 8, 2022 at Styninger Funeral Home in Nashville with Rev. Mark Myers officiating.  Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Irvington Fire Department or the Washington County Animal Control.  Online expressions of sympathy may be made at or on the funeral homes Facebook page.


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October 8, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Styninger Funeral Home
224 S. Washington Street
Nashville, IL 62263

Funeral Service
October 8, 2022

12:00 PM
Styninger Funeral Home
224 S. Washington Street
Nashville, IL 62263


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