Roney Louis Haden, 71, of Jefferson City, passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Bluffs Nursing Home.
He was born on August 31, 1942, in St. Joseph, a son of the late Roney A. Haden and Eileen (Russell) Haden-Satterfield.
He was united in marriage on May 6, 1967, in St. Joseph to Susan Kay Gilbert, who survives at their home.
He was a 1960 graduate of Central High School in St. Joseph and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering in 1965 from the MO School of Mines in Rolla.
Roney served in the United States Army from 1965 to 1967 as a 1st Lieutenant in the 1st Infantry Division in Vietnam. He remained with the Army Reserves until 1974. He began working in 1965 for MO Department of Transportation in St. Joseph (District 1), and later transferred to Willow Springs (District 9), and Jefferson City (Main Office and District 5) retiring as District Engineer in 1999.
He was a Registered Professional Engineer and a member of Acacia Fraternity and Chi Epsilon Fraternity (Honor Fraternity for Engineering). Roney was a Priest in the RLDS Church (Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints).
He is also survived by one daughter: Jeanne Green and her husband Lt. Colonel Darrell Green of Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania; two grandchildren: Ryan Green and Sara Green; his step-mother: Lily Haden of St. Joseph; and two step-brothers: Rex Riepen of Australia and Rod Riepen of the State of California.
Services: 10:00 A.M. Saturday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.