Ronald L. Asher, 73, of Kidder, Mo. and formerly of Hannibal, Mo., passed away at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, at Cameron Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Cameron, Mo.

Ronald L. Asher, 73, of Kidder, Mo. and formerly of Hannibal, Mo., passed away at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, at Cameron Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Cameron, Mo.

Arrangements for cremation are under direction of the James O'Donnell Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Ronald was born June 21, 1943, in Jamesport, Mo., to Paul L. and Helen Hope Miles Asher.

He was married to Dora F. Caverty. She survives.

Other survivors include one son, Michael L. Asher (Tatiana) of Sugar Hill, Ga.; two brothers, William Asher (Donita) of Winston, Mo. and Richard Asher (Cindy) of Hamilton, Mo.; one sister, Sharon King (Linden) of Kidder, Mo.; two grandchildren, Filipp Asher and Roswyn Asher, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Robert Lewis Asher; 1 infant half-brother, Gary Lee Woods, and two infant nephews.

Ronald was a United States Navy Veteran. He worked as a ship builder in Mobile, Ala. Ronald enjoyed reading and woodworking. He was a Protestant by faith.

Memorial contributions may be made to National Kidney Foundation, in care of the James O'Donnell Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be made at www.jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com.