Ronald Sherman Maxwell, 75, of Oppelo, formerly of Booneville, died July 1, 2017. He was born July 25, 1941, in Booneville to Hawley and Armetta Murphy Maxwell.

He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Morrilton. He graduated from the University of Arkansas with a B.S. degree and was a member of the Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity.

For most of his career, he worked in sales for different agricultural and chemical companies, such as Planters, Union Carbide and Tide Products. Most recently, he worked in the oil and gas industry as a landsman through his own company.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Lela Mary Calhoun Maxwell; two sisters, Viva Maxwell Cheney and Betty Maxwell Carson.

Survivors include his daughter, Ella Long of Winston-Salem, N.C.; two granddaughters; and his brother Hall Calhoun of Oppelo.

The funeral service will be 10 a.m., Thursday, July 6, at First Presbyterian Church in Morrilton. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery in Morrilton under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville.

Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m., until service time at the church.

Pallbearers will be Jason Long, Mickey Mobley, Evan Mobley, Will Mobley, Frank Cornett and Rickey McGee.

Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 105 West Church Street, Morrilton, AR 72110-3305.