Ronald James McNatt, 69, formerly of Austin, passed away peacefully in Schulenburg, Texas, on Feb. 21, 2013. He was born Jan. 28, 1944, to Andrew Julian and Wilma Francis Sherman McNatt in Vancouver, Wash. He married Margaret Crippen on Aug. 1, 1970. She preceded him in death.
Ronald worked as a machine operator with the Texas State Hospital for more than 40 years. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam Era and was in the Army Reserves for more than 25 years.
Ronald was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Margaret; and brother, Donald McNatt.
He is survived by his two brothers, Doyle McNatt and wife, Patricia, of Loma Linda, Calif., and Mike McNatt and wife, Bonnie, of East Wenatchee, Wash.; sister, Judy McNatt, of Vancouver, Wash.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at the Delhi Cemetery, with the Reverend Don Duvall officiating.
All arrangements were with Eeds Funeral Home, 408 S. Main St., Lockhart, Texas 78644. (512) 398-2343.