Funeral services for Ronald Lee Nale, 81, Pomona, Mo., will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2019, at New Hope Baptist Church, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Nale passed away at 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Ozarks Medical Center.

He was born Dec. 10, 1937, at Hamburg, Iowa, to Clinton A. Nale and Eula Celia Crabtree Nale. Ronald graduated from West Plains High School with the Class of 1956. On Nov. 20, 1958, he was married at Mtn. View, Mo., to Charlotte E. Holden. Mr. Nale was a member of the Missouri National Guard and was a farmer and a carpenter. He enjoyed hunting. Mr. Nale was a member of New Hope Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Charlotte Nale, of the family home; two children, Ronda Love and husband, Daryl, Cairo, Ga., and Brian Nale and wife, Donna, Pomona, Mo.; one granddaughter, Erin Shrable and husband, Kaleb; two step-grandchildren, Jessica Durante and husband, Greg, and Keri Love; three great-grandchildren, Easton, Koy and Everly; one step-grandchild, Parker; one uncle, Donald “Bud” Nale; and his beagle dog, Molly.

His parents preceded him in death.

Visitation will be held prior to the service, from 1 until 2 p.m., Saturday, at New Hope Baptist Church. Burial will be in the New Hope Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to New Hope Cemetery and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at

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