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Ronald "Ronnie" Stevens

Coleman, Texas

Mar 24, 1950 – Sep 15, 2015

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BORN
March 24, 1950
DIED
September 15, 2015
LOCATION
Coleman, Texas

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Stevens Funeral Home - Coleman Obituary

Ronald Winifred "Ronnie" Stevens, 65, of Coleman, died Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at his residence. Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 18, 2015 at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel, 400 West Pecan Street, Coleman. Burial will be in the Rockwood Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.

Ronald Winifred "Ronnie" Stevens was born March 24, 1950 to Iva Mae "Blackie" Taylor Stevens and the late W.A. "Steve" Stevens. He grew up in Coleman and graduated from Coleman High School. He then attended Howard-Payne University in Brownwood. On July 12, 1973, Ronnie married Brenda Blackwell in Coleman. For a short time, Ronnie worked for Taylor Motor Company and REA. He later worked at Superior Cable in Brownwood, working in Quality Control as a tester. He retired from Superior Cable after working there for 30 years.

Ronnie loved the outdoors and hunting. He was a lifetime member of the NRA. He loved his family and was a very loving husband, father and grandfather. Ronnie was also a member of the Bangs Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Brenda Stevens of Coleman; one daughter and son-in-law, Christy and Josh Smith and their children, Riley, Dalton and Hailey of Bryan; one son and daughter-in-law, Justin and Laura Stevens and their son, Chase, of Brownwood; his mother, Iva Mae "Blackie" Stevens of Coleman; one brother and sister-in-law, Gary and Joyce Stevens of Clyde; his mother-in-law, Delores Guice of Coleman; two sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Barbara and Ray Dockery of Eola, Diana and Ted Ford of Lingleville, and several cousins.

Besides his father, Ronnie was also preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law, Charlotte and Larry Phillips and his father-in-law, Howard Blackwell.

Visitation with the family will be from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 17, 2015 at Stevens Funeral Home.

The family requests that memorial donations be sent to the Coleman Senior Center, 916 South Concho Street, Coleman, Texas 76834 or Interim Hospice of Abilene, 4400 Buffalo Gap Road, Ste. 2500, Abilene, Texas 79606.

Condolences for the family can be left at www.livingmemorials.com.

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On sweetie, the days and nights are so hard without you!! The light in my life is not lit without you!! You were the Best Husband, father,and pappy to our grand babies ever!! I'm so lost without my loving husband!!! On honey I miss you so very very much !! I'm glad your pain is gone forever,and you are in a. Much better place, but I miss you so much it hurts!! I can't wait till we met again!! I LOVE YOU SO MUCH SWEETHEART, MY LOVING HUSBAND!! TILL WE GET TO MEET AGAIN!! I LOVE AND MISS YOU...

The days aren't getting any easier, love and miss you more every single day! You were the best Dad I could have ever asked for!!

So sorry to hear about Ronnie. I graduated with Ronnie and Gary and have fond memories of them and their Dad.
My condolences to the family. Rest in Peace Ronnie

Dad, I love you more than you will ever know...missing you like crazy, but know you are in a much happier place!! You were a wonderful Dad, and Pappy to all your Grandbabies...everyone loves and will forever miss you!

Your Dauggter, Josh, Riley, Dalton and Hailey

Forever in our hearts,we love you so much,you were a wonderful dad,pappy and father-in law..may you rest in peace our precious Ronnie

Prayers of comfort and peace for the family--love to all Billie Gay

I'm so sorry to hear of Ronnie's passing. I remember him from high school. His family is in my prayers.

Praying the Lord comforts the family as only He can do... May you feel the peace that passes underderstanding through this very difficult time.

Ronnie was a life-long friend .I know he will be missed but his pain is over.My prayers for his family. Connie Turner