October 5, 1954 – January 1, 2013 He was born the son of Eugene Paul Anderson and Edith Lucille Wortham Anderson on October 5, 1954 in Sherman, Texas and died on January 1, 2013 in Denison. Ronnie was a member of the Hebron Baptist Church of Bells.
He was a 1973 graduate of Bells High School and known throughout as the “biggest lineman” in the district. Ronnie went into industrial equipment painting at a young age and traveled the United States painting heavy equipment for numerous auction companies. He was loved and respected by customers and co-workers throughout the US. He was an avid sportsman, loved hunting and fishing. In later life Ronnie pursued his first love in life, which he learned from his mother, and that was cooking BBQ. He owned and operated Big Ronnie’s BBQ known throughout North Central Texas. He had developed his own BBQ sauce that was known and loved by everyone he served. Ronnie loved his customers and the opportunity to share his “stories and life travels” with each of them. Ronnie had a special love for his grandson, Kylan, his little partner. Ronnie was described by all that knew him as the “Big Man with a Big Heart”.
He was proceeded in death by his parents; grandparents; brother, Jack Charles Anderson and sister, Shirley Ann Anderson.
He is survived by his daughters, Andrea Jahnn Anderson of Pottsoboro and Shan Anderson, of Denison; grandsons, Kylan James Anderson and Mykel Anderson; brothers, Don Paul Anderson of Bells, and Gary Lynn Anderson of Pottsboro; sister, Donna Flatt of Bells; Dear Friend, Mike Corzine; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Family night will be from 6-8 p.m., Friday, January 4, 2013 at Hebron Baptist Church. Funeral Services will be held at 2 P.M., Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Hebron Baptist Church with Reverend Houston Garner officiating. Burial will be at Hebron Cemetery following the funeral service. Services are under the direction of Mullican-Little Funeral Home of Bells.
The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the staff of Beacon Hill for the superb care each one gave Ronnie and the comfort given to him and his family. Your professionalism and compassion will not be forgotten.