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Ronald Lee Twyford

February 8, 1943 November 10, 2018
Ronald Lee Twyford
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Ronald Lee Twyford died November 10, 2018 following a lengthy fight with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. Born February 8, 1943, to the late Evert and Audrey Twyford, Ronnie graduated from Searcy High School, and attended Arkansas Tech University, before graduating from the University of Arkansas with a degree in banking and finance, and later earned his MBA from Henderson State University. He began his career at National Bank of Commerce in Pine Bluff, moving later to Crossett and Fordyce. In 1983 Ronnie moved to Hot Springs. In 1997 he assisted in the creation of Alliance Bank, which later became part of the Simmons Bank system. Ronnie retired in 2007 from Simmons Bank of Hot Springs.

Ronnie loved any Razorback sport, playing softball and running. A lifetime Methodist, he was a member of First United Methodist Church. He was devoted to God and his family and loved being Pop to his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of almost 52 years, Julie; son Mark and wife Holly of Hot Springs, daughter Karen Rath and husband Bill of Bixby, OK, and grandchildren Caroline, Faith, Lindsey, Leah and Caleb. He is also survived by his brothers, Terry and Lisa of Wynne, and Don and Donna of Arkadelphia; his mother-in-law, Helen Carlisle of Memphis, several nieces and nephews and other extended family.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the staff and caregivers of Arkansas Hospice and Home Instead.

Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home.

Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. David Moseley and Rev. David Wilson.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church or CurePSP at

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5:00 PM 11/13/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/13/2018 7:00:00 PM
Caruth-Hale Funeral Home

155 Section Line Road
Hot Springs, AR 71913

Caruth-Hale Funeral Home
155 Section Line Road Hot Springs 71913 AR
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2:00 PM 11/14/2018 2:00:00 PM
First United Methodist Church

1100 Central Avenue
Hot Springs, AR 71901

First United Methodist Church
1100 Central Avenue Hot Springs 71901 AR
United States

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