Ronald G. Ables, 56, of Cherokee, passed from this life to his heavenly resting place on Oct. 5, 2012, at U.A.B. Hospital with his daughter, Nikki, and sister, Wanda, at his side.
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His visitation will be Monday, Oct. 8, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Morrison Funeral Home, Cherokee. His funeral service will be Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Bruce Palmer officiating. Burial will follow in Barton Cemetery.
Ronnie was born Oct. 10, 1955, in Iuka, Miss., and was a current resident of Cherokee, Ala., where he was well known and could fix or build anything. He was a perfectionist in all the work he did.
Ronnie was preceded in death by his father, Bobby R. Ables, his grandchildren, Andrew Bobby and Jackson Riley Nobles, and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He is survived by his mother, Ester Ables; daughter, Nikki Nobles (Jason); grandchildren, Brandon, Jonathan, and Emilee Nobles; and his dog, Blue.
Ronnie also is survived by his sisters, Wanda Abernathy (Edgar) and Sandra Flack (Rodney), numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles.
Ronnie had been sick many years, but overcome many obstacles. He loved the outdoors, including fishing, hunting, and looking for arrowheads.
Pallbearers will be Larry Jarnigan, Daniel Franks, Curtis Wallace, Roger Lard, James Welch and Jackie Collum.
Ronnie was much loved by his family and friends and will be greatly missed. He will forever be in our hearts - until we meet again. Love, your sister, Wanda.
An online guest book is available at morrisonfuneralhomes.com.
Morrison Funeral Home - Cherokee
10865 Highway 72 West Cherokee, AL 35616
Published in Florence Times Daily on Oct. 8, 2012