Ronald Earl Browning, 75 of Nortonville passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at Baptist Health Hospital. Born November 15, 1945, to the late Cecil and Francis "Jo" (Jackson) Browning. He served in the U.S. Army and Army Reserve, was a volunteer Firefighter, volunteer EMT and the first Chief of Nortonville Emergency Squad. He retired after working 40 years from CSX Railroad. Ronnie enjoyed drawing and painting, liked to cook and spend time on yard work. Time was always well spent when he was with family and friends.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brothers, Billy Ray Tackett, Franklin Lynn Wells and Gary Gamblin.
Survived by his beloved wife, Brenda Gamblin Browning; son, Ronnie Jo Browning of Nortonville; daughter, Beverly (Jeff) Crick of Nortonville; grandchildren, Josh Browning, LeAnna Browning, Logan Browning, Halle Crick, Zayne Crick and Axl Crick; brother, Joe (Brenda) Gamblin; sisters, Peggy Tackett, Wytonia Wells and Carolyn Gamblin; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Services will be held Saturday at Bandy Funeral Home at 12:00 P.M. with Bro. Brad Payne officiating. Burial to follow at New Salem Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 10:00 A.M. at the funeral home. Pallbearers are Matt and Ian Wells, Mike Payne, Billy Joe Tackett, Chris Tapp and Jake Taylor. Honorary pallbearers are Josh and Logan Browning.
Due to Covid-19 masks are mandated and social distancing is required by attendees. Anyone that has or has had signs/symptoms or has tested positive in the past 14 days is requested to not attend.
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