George Ronald Joiner
May 17, 1934 - Apr 13, 2018
Born May 17, 1934 in Lockwood, MO; passed away April 13, 2018 in Gold River, CA at the age of 83. He will be missed by children Kevin Joiner and Karen Hicks (husband Jim Hicks) and his granddaughter Celia Hicks. Preceded in death by mother and father, George and Ethel Joiner. He retired from the State of CA, Dept of Energy after 30 years. He was a reserve Deputy Sheriff with Sacramento County Sheriff Dept for 35 years and worked many years with the State Fair Police. Ron was a devoted father, grandfather and friend. He graduated from Tracy High School and from San Jose State with a degree in chemistry. Ron loved aviation and took flying lessons after retirement. He also enjoyed painting and reading. Ron loved to learn and continued to take college classes in math, biology and archeology. A visitation will be held Thursday April 19, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 pm at East Lawn Mortuary, 5757 Greenback Lane, Citrus Heights, CA 95841. Graveside service will be held at the same location Friday, April 20, 2018 at 1:00 pm. Donations to LBDA.org can be made in his memory.