Originally created 12/21/06

Ronald Rishel (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Ronald Leonard "Ronnie" Rishel, 53, of Augusta, entered into rest, Friday, December 15, 2006. Mr. Rishel was born in Ft. Monmouth, NJ and had lived in Augusta most of his life. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was preceded in death by his father Calvin William Rishel and daughter Jessica Leigh Rishel. He is survived by Vicki Rishel and their daughter Aubrey Hayes and husband Tim of Augusta, grandchildren Angel Elizabeth McDaniel and Dylan Lee Hayes of Augusta, mother Mary Rishel of Augusta, brother Greg Rishel of Augusta, sisters Valerie Keasler of Augusta and Tina Fitzpatrick and husband David of Pennsylvania and numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday, December 21, 2006 at Westover Memorial Park with Fr. Michael Lubinsky officiating. Pallbearers will be Timmy Taylor, James Stapleton, Jason Pitts, Don Laisure, Craig Drawdy, and Bill McZilkey. The family will receive friends Thursday after the funeral services at the residence of Mary Rishel, 3207 Ware Road, Augusta, Ga. Memorials may be made to the Dept. of Natural Resources - Game Management, Attn: Ossabaw Island, One Conservation Way, Brunswick, Ga. 31520 Poteet Funeral Homes, 3686 Wheeler Road, Augusta, Ga. 30909 (706)860-0009

The Augusta Chronicle-December 21, 2006