Neighbors, Ronald Allen "Ronnie" (Dalton)

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Ronald Allen "Ronnie" Neighbors, 59, of Dalton, GA, died Monday evening, November 5, 2012 at his home. 

Ronald was born January 28, 1953 in Dalton, GA, a son of late Charlie William and Betty Jean Beach Neighbors; and was also preceded in death by a nephew, Keith Neighbors; and his grandparents, Patrick and Lillie Thomas Beach and Thomas and Jenny Grant Neighbors. 

Ronnie worked for many years at Shaw Industries (West Point Plant #81) and Lowe's on Glenwood Avenue. He was a member of the Whitfield Baptist Church. 

He is survived by his sisters and brothers-in-law, Pat and Bo baker of Chattanooga, Pamela and Nevin Pulliam of Sugar Valley, GA, Vickie and Jeff O'Neal, Carol and David Pack all of Calhoun, GA; brothers and sisters-in-law, Gary and Jane Neighbors of Cartersville, GA and David and Pat Neighbors of Calhoun, GA; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. 

Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Ronald Allen Neighbors will be held Thursday, November 8, at 1 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Pastor Wayne Cofield officiating. He will be laid to rest at the West Hill Cemetery. Josh Pack, Philip Pulliam, Chad Neighbors, Rogers Edwards, Shawn Chastain and Jacob Edwards will serve as pallbearers. His great-nephews will serve as honorary pallbearers. 

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 4-9 p.m. Wednesday, November 7 and after 10 a.m. Thursday, November 8.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Whitfield Baptist Church Mission Fund, 2134 Dug Gap Rd., Dalton, GA, 30721 

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel.


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