Ronnie D. Courtney (Sign Guestbook)

Ronnie Dean Courtney went home to be with his Savior on August 15, 2017 at the age of 80. He was a US Army veteran, a retired salesman with a great sense of humor, and a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and brother.

Ronnie was preceded in death by his parents, Bonnie and Ella Courtney; son, Richard Courtney; brother, Paul “Bud” Courtney; and sisters, Joann Rector and Mildred Garrett. He is survived and will be greatly missed by his loving wife of 57 years, Mary Ruth Courtney; sons, Robert Courtney, Michael Courtney and wife Jennifer; daughters, Bonnie-Jo Mullins and husband Curtis, Helen Ward and husband Dallas; brother, Cecil Courtney; sister, Patsy Courtney; grandchildren, Courtney Manis and husband Jeremy, Kate Wormsley and husband Lee, Devina Delph and husband Anthony, Andrew Courtney and wife Erika, Austin Gordon, Maggie Courtney, Bo & Evey; great-grandchildren, Adi Wormsley, Eli Wormsley, and Jordan Manis; and several extended family and friends.

Visitation will be Friday, August 18th from 5-6:45 pm at Dante Baptist Church. The Funeral will follow at 7 pm, with Rev. Lee Murphy officiating. We will meet at Bookwalter Cemetery on Saturday, August 19th for the Graveside Service at 10 am. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to be Dante Baptist Church Building Fund, 314 Brown Drive, Knoxville, TN. Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Courtney family and invites you to view and sign their online guestbook below.


11 guestbook entries for “Ronnie D. Courtney”:

  1. Larry and Annette Noe says:

    Our love and prayers go out to Mary and the family. Ronnie was a joy to talk to and always took time to say hello. He will be sorely missed.

  2. Don and Beulah says:

    We love you Mary, praying.

  3. Brenda Williams says:

    So sorry for your loss. May God wrap his arms around u and comfort u in this time.

  4. Janice Gregg says:

    BJ, I’ll keep your family especally your mom in my prayers. (I know what she is feeling) Nothing prepares you for this loss. Love you

  5. Lori Toole Graf says:

    Rest easy now Ron. Mary Ruth I always loved staying at your home as a child. My favorite memories are of those years with you all in Powell Love be and Prayers Lori

  6. Karran. Dagon says:

    So sorry for your loss. May your memories bring you comfort

  7. Debbie & Mike Phillips says:

    So sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers.

  8. Burma Carr says:

    May God give you and your family strength. And love at this sorrowful time B.J. It is so hard to give our our loved ones up but just remember where your Dad is now.

  9. Jeff Neubert says:

    So very sorry for your loss. He was certainly a great man, whom I admired so much. The entire Courtney family is in my prayers.

  10. Bill & Nancy Wyrick says:

    We are both so sorry for your loss. We are honored that we got to know him and share some special times together. Praying for God to give you peace and comfort now and later as you feel the loss.

  11. Albert johnson says:

    Ronnie praying for you and your family.he will be missed but he walk the streets of gold and.lovig more pain love you guys.

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