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.Read More
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.