Ronald Allen Stice, 68, of Alma died Sunday, April 17, 2016, at his home. He was born March 18, 1948, in Denver, Colo. He was a certified gemologist and served in the Army.

He is survived by his mother, Erma Doss of Alma; a sister, Carol Justice of Fort Smith; and a brother, Donald Stice of Oklahoma City.

A family-hosted graveside memorial will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith. Cremation is under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.