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Ronald (Ronny) Clyde Edwards

Ronald (Ronny) Clyde Edwards
June 26
08:15 2018

Ronald (Ronny) Clyde Edwards went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday June 6, 2018, from a brief illness in Dallas, Texas. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 2, at Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home of Breckenridge, Texas. Visitation will be on Sunday, July 1, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. A previous memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 13, at Sparkman-Crane Funeral Home on Garland Road in Dallas, with visitation following. Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church of Breckenridge, Sanctuary Restoration Fund.

Ronny was born on November 8, 1946, in Breckenridge, to Clyde Virgil and Pearl Branys Edwards. He attended and graduated from Breckenridge High School in May of 1965 with honors. While attending Breckenridge High School, Ronny focused his talents toward the athletic side, playing tailback position for the Breckenridge Buckaroos and ran the 4×4 Mile Relay for the Buckaroo Track Team.

After graduating from high school, Ronny attended A&M University 1966 to 1967 studying Chemical Engineering. In 1967, he transferred to Texas Tech, where he went on to graduate in 1971 with a degree in Accounting.

After graduating from Texas Tech, Ronny worked in the accounting department for Eagle Drilling. He then went to work for the accounting firm of Hailey, Winfrey, and Depee – both of Dallas – for their accounting departments. In 1984, he went to work for Cole, Hahn, & Slayton Financial Services, which became Slayton Financial Services of Dallas, in 1986 where he worked until his death.

In 1996, Ronny became involved with the GOP Convention where he became a delegate and was very active in the GOP for several years. He was a Legacy member of the NRA, a member of Texas Society of CPA’s and was a faithful member of Eagle Mountain International Church and Kenneth Copeland Ministries.

Ronny is preceded in death by his father, Clyde Virgil; his mother, Pearl Branys; and his brother, Larry Wayne Edwards.

Survivors include his sister, Debe Edwards Loredo and husband Edward of Beach City, Texas; niece, Alyxandra Dalton Roberts and husband Bradly of Beach City, Texas, along with his great-nephew, Davin Edward Roberts; and cousins – Lillian Kay Cowan of Austin, Blake Edwards of Dallas, and Darryl Edwards of Point Clear, Alabama.

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