Ronald “Doug” Oesterling 1970-2022

CAMERON - Ronald Douglas Oesterling, 52, passed away September 12, 2022.

Doug was born February 24,1970 in Butler, Pennsylvania to Ronald Ron” L. Oesterling and Lynnette Rhodes.

Doug served five years in the Air Force during Desert Storm, stationed in Spain and Turkey. He married his dear wife Candi in 1996. Doug and Candi moved to Cameron Missouri where Doug worked as a quality control specialist for Johnson Controls in the production of seats for Ford trucks.  He also spent time as a Corrections Officer at Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron. More recently he became a stay-at-home dad to enable Jacob to live with the family in their home.

Doug was known for his corny sense of humor and his practice of “saying it all” with his facial expressions.  His special ability to laugh at himself and play with his children and nieces and nephews brought joy to both friends and family.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Milton Rhodes, and Leland and Marcella Oesterling.

Survivors: wife, Candi; sons, Caleb and Jacob Oesterling, Cameron, Missouri; parents, Ronald “Ron” L. Oesterling, East Lansing, Michigan and Lynnette Rhodes, Traverse City, Michigan; grandmother, Romayne Rhodes, Howell, Michigan; brother, Mark (Heather) Oesterling, Haslett, Michigan; mother-in-law, Barbara (Jeffrey) Tipton, El Dorado Springs, Missouri and father-in-law, Robert Anders, Cameron, Missouri; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. 

A slide show will soon be posted and details of a Celebration of Life will be posted at a later date.


Arrangements by Poland-Thompson Funeral Home, Cameron, MO.

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