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Ronald Lee Marionneaux

January 4, 1935 June 19, 2020
Ronald  Lee Marionneaux
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Obituary for Ronald Lee Marionneaux

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Ronald Lee Marionneaux passed away Friday, June 19th at home in Georgetown, KY.
Ron was born in Monroe, Louisiana on January 4, 1935 to the late Ralph and Mary Marionneaux. He was a Sergeant in the United States Army. Ron attended Northeast Louisiana State College, Louisiana State University, and Indiana University before becoming a professor at NLSC and Chairman of the Geography and Planning Department at Eastern Kentucky University. Ron held positions as Planning Director for Monroe, LA and a Planning Consultant for Richmond, KY and Madison County, KY which allowed him to follow his passion for planning and development. An avid sports enthusiast, Ron coached Youth Baseball, kept stats for the NLSC basketball team and was a color-commentator for EKU football. He was also a Boy Scout Leader in both Louisiana and Kentucky. Ron was a member of Union City Christian Church where he served as an Elder and Sunday School Teacher.
In addition to his parents, Ron is preceded in death by his wife, Lois Stephens Marionneaux and his brother, Ralph H. Marionneaux.
Survivors include their children, Rhonda Bellairs (Bart), LTC (Ret.) Steve Marionneaux (Rosemary), Joni Stephens (Pat), and Daren Marionneaux (Dana); Grandchildren, Laura Forster (Derek), Daniel Stephens (Mindy), Jon Allen (Lauren), Ben Stephens (Leah), Stephen Marionneaux II (Taylor), Alan Michael Marionneaux(Ellyn), Katie Sorrels (Chase), Rachel Marionneaux, Hannah Marionneaux, and Joseph Stephens; 16 Great-Grandchildren; a special Sister-in-law, Ginger Petrus; and a host of other extended Family and Friends.
Visitation will be from 5-8 PM on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at the Union City Christian Church, 2473 Union City Road.
Funeral Services for family and close friends will be conducted at 11AM on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at the Union City Christian Church, with visitation starting at 10AM Wednesday, at the church.
A live-stream of the funeral will be available on our website ( beginning at 11AM on Wednesday.
Social distancing guidelines are requested for both the visitation and funeral service.
Pallbearers are Grandsons: Daniel Stephens, Jon Allen, Ben Stephens, Stephen Marionneaux II, Alan Michael Marionneaux and Joseph Stephens.
Honorary Pallbearers are Pat Stephens, Derek Forster and Bart Bellairs.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Union City Christian Church (2473 Union City Road, Richmond, KY 40475) or Bluegrass Hospice Care (1317 US Hwy 62E, Cynthiana, KY 41031).
The Combs, Parsons and Collins Funeral Home, W. Main St., Richmond, is in charge of the arrangements.

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5:00 PM 6/23/2020 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/23/2020 8:00:00 PM
Union City Christian Church

2473 Union City Road
Richmond, KY 40475

Social distancing guidelines are requested.

Union City Christian Church
2473 Union City Road Richmond 40475 KY
United States





11:00 AM 6/24/2020 11:00:00 AM
Union City Christian Church

2473 Union City Road
Richmond, KY 40475

Family & Close Friends - Social distancing guidelines are requested

Union City Christian Church
2473 Union City Road Richmond 40475 KY
United States

Cemetery Details


Richmond Cemetery Final Resting Place

606 East Main St.
Richmond, KY 40475

606 East Main St. Richmond 40475 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Union City Christian Church

2473 Union City Road
Richmond, KY 40475

Bluegrass Hospice Care

1317 US Hwy 62E
Cynthiana, KY 41031

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