Ronald Lee Dildine

August 13, 2009

Ronald Lee Dildine

August 13, 2009


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Obituary for Ronald Lee Dildine

Ronald Lee “Ronnie” Dildine, 48, of Killen, died Thursday, August 13, 2009.
The family will receive friends at Elkins East Chapel Funeral Home on Friday from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The funeral will be Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Elkins East Chapel with burial following in Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens. Pastor David McKelvey will officiate.
Ronnie was preceded in death by his father Walter, his mother Jeanne, and his brother Roy.
He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Roger and Misty Dildine; brothers Steve McGail, Walter and Steve Dildine; several nieces and nephews, cousins, and an aunt Virginia Dildine.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Many thanks to his second home, The Arc of the Shoals, Hope Haven and also to the Fabro family. He loved you all dearly. Also, special thanks to the doctors and nurses at ECM Hospital, and members of the First Baptist Church, Killen for your prayers and support.
Elkins East Chapel Funeral Home is assisting the family. You are invited to sign the on-line guest register at

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