Ronald Joseph Sceroler, Sr., a resident of Springfield, passed away peacefully at Hood Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. He was born on May 15, 1937 to Andrew and Eunice Sceroler in Baton Rouge. He graduated from Catholic High School in 1956 and joined the United States Marine Corps
. He returned to marry his high-school sweetheart, Jo Marie Polito in 1958 and was married for 27 years. They had 6 children together, Ronnie, Toni, Randy, Karen, Brett, and Michelle. He later married Donice Hayden. He is survived by his brother, Andrew J. Sceroler, Sr.; children, Ronnie Sceroler, Jr. and wife, Sherri, Toni Stevens and husband, J.D., Randy Sceroler and wife, Debbie, Karen Sceroler Volkmann, Brett Sceroler and wife, Misti, Michelle Ellzey and husband, Lyle; grandchildren, Jake, Bryn, Logan, Casey, Beau, Jerod, Jake, Todd, Brendon, Kyle, Joshua, Cole, Jack, Trace, Haley and Hunter as well as multiple great-grandchildren; Donice's children, Lisa Book and Babs DeLude, Helena, Montana. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Jo Marie Polito Sceroler and second wife, Donice "Mama D" Sceroler; and parents, Andrew Sceroler, Sr. and Eunice Bates Sceroler. Visitation will be held at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, on Friday, May 24, 2013 from 11 a.m. until a Memorial Service at 1 p.m. For an online guestbook, visit www.mckneelys.com.