Nov. 21, 1934 – March 2, 2021

Funeral services for Mr. Ronald Nettles, 86, of Eddiceton were held at 1:30 p.m., Friday, March 5, 2021, at Franklin Funeral Home in Meadville with Pat Sullivan officiating.

Burial followed in the Nettles Family Cemetery in Eddiceton.

Visitation was held from 12:30 p.m., until the time of service on Friday, March 5.

Mr. Nettles was born to Julius Nettles and Gladys Cotten Nettles on Nov. 21, 1934, in Natchez.

He was a 1953 graduate of Meadville High School where he was elected Mr. Meadville High.

He also served in the United States Army in Korea from 1957 to 1959; was a well-known cattleman, house painter and farmer; and was a part of the Oldenburg Presbyterian Church family with his wife, Esther.

He died on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, in Brookhaven.

Memorial donations in Nettles’ honor can be made to the following: The Nettles Family Cemetery or Oldenburg Presbyterian Church.

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Franklin Funeral Home of Meadville was in charge of arrangements.

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