Ronald “Red Eye” Best, 64, Freeport, Illinois died Saturday, February 18, 2012. \r\r\n\r\r\nBorn June 1, 1947 in Rockford, Illinois, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lowell M. and Dolores (Friels) Best. \r\r\n\r\r\nSurvivors include daughter, Brandie Best; three grandchildren; two great grandchildren; mother Dolores Proctor; sister Jean Ann Westphal and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, sister and stepfather. \r\r\n\r\r\nPrivate ceremonies were held at Durand Township Cemetery, Durand, Illinois. \r\r\n\r\r\nMcCorkle Funeral Home, 101 Main Street, Durand, Illinois assisted the family.