Ronnie Everet Marlin-Russom, 65, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014, at his home.

Ronnie was born on January 5, 1949 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. He was of the Baptist faith and worked as a diesel mechanic. He enjoyed visiting with friends, watching westerns and eating out.

He is survived by his children, Debrah Russom, Gene Russom and Devin Russom; two sisters, Ann Willis and Deloris Cates; two brothers, Don Russom and Marvin Russom; three half-brothers, Dewayne Russom, Joe Moore and Ray Russom; nine grandchildren, Travis, Austin, Dustin, Christina, Wyatt, Cody, Tyler, Dalton and Hunter Russom; three great-grandchildren, TJ, Jase and Brason, and a very special friend, Sharon Euler.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil and Carmen Russom; one son, Steve Murphy, and a sister, Brenda Russom.

Visitation will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff, followed by the funeral service at 12 (noon), with the Rev. Calvin Buhler officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Poplar Bluff.