August 15, 1959 - November 11, 2018
Ronald Leo "Ronnie" Gaines, and a resident of Franklinton passed away in the early morning of November 11, 2018. He was born on August 15, 1959. Ronnie was a truck driver for the family businesses over the years with the CB handle “Hawk”. He participated in barrel racing and roping at many rodeos during his younger days and still enjoyed attending rodeos. Ronnie liked to have a good time by picking at his young nieces and nephews.
Survived by: Daughter: Janet Gaines of Franklinton; Mother: Odeal Gaines of Franklinton; Brother and Sister in law: Wayne and Sheila Gaines of Franklinton; Nieces and a Spouse: Amy Brooks, Tracy and Chad Thomas; Nephew and Spouse: Kevin and Vickie Gaines; Great-nieces: Faith Brooks, Kaydence Gaines, Olivia Gaines; Great-nephews: Zachary Brooks, Ryan Thomas, Logan Thomas, Luke Thomas; Longtime Friend and Mother to his Daughter: Cindy LaCroix of Franklinton
He was preceded in death by his father Joseph Leo Gaines.
Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home Tuesday November 13th from 5:00 pm until 10:00 pm and after 9:00 am on Wednesday. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 11:00 am Wednesday with Rev. Timothy Brady and Rev. Cecil Burch officiating. Burial will follow in the Sharon Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Zachary Brooks, Ryan Thomas, Logan Thomas, Hollis Barber, David Barber, Daryl Barber, George Seal, Bruce McClendon