Ronald Mathis, 67, long-time resident of Bartlesville, passed away on April 24 in Houston, Texas.
A Memorial Service for Mr. Mathis will be held on Monday, May 7 at 2:00 pm at the First Presbyterian Church in Bartlesville.

Ronald was born in Liberty, Missouri. After receiving his undergraduate degree from the William Jewell College in Liberty and his Ph.D. from the University of Kansas, Ronald eventually accepted employment with the Phillips Petroleum Company in Bartlesville. He began his work as a Research Chemist. Ronald worked in the plastics and licensing fields and retired in 1997 after spending 30 years with Phillips.

In 1964, Ronald married his life-long love, Barbara Pendarvis. The couple had two children.

Ron is survived by his sons, Kyle Mathis of Houston, Texas and Kevin Mathis of Washington, DC as well as by his younger brother, Dan Mathis of Houston, Texas.

Memorial contributions in the memory of Ronald may be given to the First Presbyterian Church.