Ronald Craig Rolen, 73, of Troy, passed away Sunday, August 3, 2014 at Gateway Regional Medical Center.
He was born January 15, 1941 in East St. Louis, the son to Craig and Juanita nee: Goodwin Rolen.
Ronald retired from First Student where he was a school bus driver for over 25 years. He was a past member of the AmericanLegion and served in the Air Force.
He married Tina R. nee: Yates Rolen December 20, 1980 and she preceded him in death August 20, 1999.
Also proceeding him death were his parents, Juanita Paust and Craig Rolen; stepfather, Ralph Paust; and brother, Jim Rolen.
He is survived by Ron (Joyce) Gillespie of Chandler, AZ, Scott Gillespie of Scottsdale, AZ, Bill Gillespie of Collinsville, Keith Gillespie of Scottsdale, AZ, Jerry (Jennifer) Anderson of Seattle, WA, Judy Rolen of TN, Kimberly Nelson of Daytona, FL, Cindy Kimberlin of Granite City, Leslie (Mark) Chapman of Highland, Ray (Mindy) Yates of Kansas City and Brian (Janelle) Holt of Granite City; 15 grandchildren and sister, Becky (Ron) Cole of Richmond, TX.
A memorial visitation will be held 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday August 11, 2014 at Wojstrom Funeral home & Crematory in Granite City, where services will be held at 11 a.m.
Burial will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
Online guestbook available at www.wojstrom.com.