Graveside funeral services for Ronnie Meredith, age 68 of Chatham, will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, July 16, 2021, at the Zion Hill Cemetery, west of Olla, with Bro. Ford officiating. Services are under the direction of Riser & Son Funeral Home of Olla. The Meredith family will have visitation on Thursday, July 15 at the church from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
Ronnie Lee Meredith, Sr. was born on August 31, 1952 at Winnfield, LA to his parents, Walter Meredith and Winnie Mae Martin Meredith and he passed from this life on July 11, 2021 at his residence in Chatham. Ronnie made his living as a cross country truck driver. His C B handle was "Taz." He loved playing the bass guitar, driving his truck, drinking coffee, and he enjoyed his grandkids immensely. He loved telling jokes, going fishing, family cookouts and riding motorcycles. Ronnie just enjoyed life to the fullest. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers: Dalton Meredith and Gene Meredith and his grandson, Corey Wayne Williams.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of thirty-six years, Becky Meredith; his sons: Ronnie Meredith, Jr., Olen Clifton, and Morris B. Clifton, Jr.; two daughters: Wendy Norman (Steven) and Rachel Knighten (Allen); brothers: Dale Meredith (Linda) and Wayne Meredith; brother-in-law, David Lee Williams and sister-in-law, Brenda Ryan; his grandchildren: Austin Knighten, Samantha Knighten, “Pine Knot” Williams, Davalyn Clifton, Dawson Clifton, Dane Clifton, Caden Clifton, Teagan Clifton, and Presley Holder; and great-grandchildren: Kadence Williams and Hagen Knighten.
Serving as pallbearers will be Cody Caddo, Curt Caddo, Dale Meredith, Jr.; Jeff Powell, Dewayne Mitchell and Dennis Cruise. Honorary pallbearers will be great-grandsons and “JR” Meredith.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Riser & Son Funeral Home, P.O Box 57, Columbia, LA 71418 or you may call (318) 649-2311 to help cover funeral expenses.
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