Ronald Lee "Ronnie" Sonsoucie Sr.

Ronald Lee "Ronnie" Sonsoucie Sr., 68, of Smithton, Illinois, born Tuesday, June 13, 1944, in Old Mines, MO, died Friday, August 10, 2012 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Illinois.

Ronald worked as a truck driver for Parrish Trucking in Freeburg, IL and Dressler Trucking in St. Libory, IL. He was a member of the American Legion Post 58-Freedom Farm. He loved his pet dog Annie, enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing pool, darts and was a loving father and grandfather. He was also a United States Vietnam War Army veteran.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Wife: Victoria nee McLaughlin Sonsoucie
  • Parents: Robert and Mabel nee Missey Sonsoucie
  • Brother: Dickey Sonsoucie.

Surviving are his:

  • Sons
    • Ronald L. (Shannon) Sonsoucie Jr. of Springfield, IL
    • John (Kelly) Sonsoucie of Smithton, IL
    • Joseph (Mary) Sonsoucie of Camden, MO
  • 10 Brothers and Sisters
  • 13 Grandchildren
  • Numerous Great Grandchildren,

Special Thanks: A special thank you to the staff of Heartland Hospice and Cancer Treatment Center of Swansea

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Heartland Hospice

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Monday, August 13, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral:  Military Honors will be held at 6:00 pm Monday, August 13, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home.
Private family interment will be held.

Condolences left for Ronald Lee "Ronnie" Sonsoucie Sr.:

    I have known Ron all my life and worked with him. My sincere sympathy to the family.

    Mike Dinney Belleville IL 62221

    Jim, Mike and I are sorry for the loss of your brother. It's hard to part with a sibling. Our prayers go out to you and your family.

    Patty Berg Belleville IL 62226