Coley obit

Ronald Eugene “Ronnie” Coley, Sr., 57, died peacefully on July 19, 2016 in Marianna.

Ronnie was born on May 17, 1959 in Chattahoochee. He grew up in Pensacola, where he graduated from Escambia High School in 1977 and then returned to Marianna. Ronnie was a good man with a good heart who enjoyed drag racing, working in the yard, traveling, and spending time with good friends and family .He will be dearly missed.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jeremiah (Junior) Coley.

Ronnie is survived by one son, Ronnie Coley, Jr.; two daughters, Danielle Coley and Desiree Coley, three grandchildren; mother, Dorothy Champion of Pensacola; two sisters, Stephanie and husband, Bill Payne of Pensacola; Tammy and husband, Robert Smoot of Pace; one brother, Chris and wife, Mischel Champion of Pensacola; eight nieces, eight nephews and a host of cousins, aunts, uncles, and friends.

The family will receive friends and celebrate the life of Ronnie from 5p.m. to 7p.m. Saturday, July 30, 2016 at James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel.