Richard Allen Ransom, 81, of Waldron, Arkansas passed from this life, Saturday, August 5, 2023 in Fayetteville, Arkansas with his wife by his side. Richard was born July 27, 1942 to Harland John and Margaret Elizabeth (Haag) Ransom in Charles City, Iowa.
Richard was a member of Evening Shade Baptist Church in Waldron, Arkansas. Richard enjoyed visiting with people and hearing about their lives. He had a passion for wood working and making jewelries. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. The memories they made will forever be treasured by each of them.
Richard leaves behind to cherish his memory: his wife Edita of the home, one daughter, Mercedita Manuzon of Malaysia; one son, Jeff Manuzon of the Philippines; niece, Esther Slater of Waldron, Arkansas; one nephew, BJ Ransom of Iowa; sister-in-law, Maria Slater of Waldron, Arkansas; two sisters: Dixie Ann Steele and Duane Richard Steele of St. Paul, Minnesota and Kathy Elizabeth Jensen and Robert Jack Jensen of Wisconsin and close family friends Bill and Treva Cox of Waldron, Arkansas; nephew Billy Joe “BJ” Ransom and wife Sandra Kay Ransom and several nieces and nephews.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents Harland “Sam” John Ransom and Margaret Ransom and one brother John Ransom.
A family led life celebration will be held on Sunday, August 20, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. at the Evening Shade Baptist Church in Waldron, Arkansas with Bro. Larry Shores, Rev. Robert Presson and Rev. John Eigsti officiating.
Cremation arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.
You may leave words of remembrance for Richard’s family by visiting: www.heritagememorialfh.com