Ronald Jackson McMullen
August 18, 2022
Ronald Jackson McMullen, passed away at Mason General Hospital on Thursday, July 28, 2022. He was a resident of Shelton and the Harstine Island area for over 20 years.
He was born November 22, 1943, in Tampa Florida, to Emerson L. McMullen and Vesta Eileen (Thomas) McMullen. His step-father, Arthur Alexander (deceased), was a wonderful role model in Ronald's life.
Ronald served in the Peace Corps from 1968-1969. He was married to Linda (Dronen) and Janice (Hoeffer) Young, both deceased, and then married Yvonne (Wallace) Larson in August of 2021 in Shelton. He was a Teacher while in Alaska, and worked for Dri-Ease and Sunbelt in managerial positions in the U.S. He also worked in England for a year.
Ronald had many interests. He was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, the Gideon's, he was a sandwich maker for the homeless, an avid golfer at the Lake Limerick course, a sports fan, he played football at Lewis and Clark High School in Spokane, WA, graduating president of the class in 1962, and attended Whitman College and graduated from the University of Washington with a Masters Degree.
Ronald is survived by a brother, Tom McMullen (Sharon) from Statesboro, GA, a son, Ronald Jackson McMullen (Tammy) of Everett, WA; daughter, Nicole Hedeen of Smithfield, VA; son, Pastor Gregory McMullen (Amy) of Lake Stevens, WA; step-daughter Kristen Howald (Roddy) of Tulsa, OK; step-son, Erick Young (Zhao Mei) of San Jose, CA., grandchildren, Brittany, Bailey, Braydon and Blakelyn McMullen, and Lauren and Amanda Hedeen and Taylor, Elisha, Makayla, Timothy, Adaline and Joshua McMulleen, Aubrey, Bethany and Mia DeJong, Vance, Lydia, Judah, Zoe Howald and great-grandchildren, Juliette, Joelle, and Charlotte.
A Memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 8th, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 1212 Connection St., Shelton, WA. For questions call: (360) 426-8611