Ronald Benjamin Bailey, 56, of New Blaine died Saturday, March 15, 2014 in Russellville. He was born Feb. 21, 1958 to Ben and Jackie Bailey in Little Rock.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Jackie and Joyce Bailey.

He donated his body to MedCare, a medical research organization. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

He is survived by two sisters, Michele Hughes of New Blaine and Trisha Tygart of Centerville; two nieces; four nephews.

Memorials may be made to The Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home, 220 John Babish Lane, Russellville, AR 72801, where he received the loving care of the staff.