Ronnie Earl Nelson, age 80, of Phenix City, Alabama passed away Thursday, May 11, 2023 at Saint Francis Hospital.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at 1:00 pm et at Colonial Funeral Home with Pastor David Dollar officiating. The family will receive friends and visitors from 12-1 pm at the funeral home prior to the service.
Interment will be on Thursday, May 18, 2023 at 11:00 am et with Army military honors at Fort Mitchell National Cemetery.
Ronnie was born June 15, 1942 in Hahira, Georgia. He served in the United States Army, retired from civil service in photography and range patrol at Fort Benning, Georgia, then worked for Garrett-Lane color lab. He was preceded in death by a son, David Nelson; father, Earl Nelson; mother, Maudine (Cribbs) Arnold, and stepfather, Burneice Arnold.
Surviving are his wife of 45 years, Joanne Brown Nelson; grandson, Trace Nelson; sister, Debra Arnold; brother, Alvin (Becky) Arnold; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws.
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