Ronald Lamar Chavers • October 19, 2018
Ronald L. Chavers, 80, of Pensacola, passed away on Friday, October 19, 2018.
Ron’s greatest pleasure was spending time with family and friends. He served his country in the United States Air Force and he retired from Monsanto after 34 years. He was a member of the Masons, Scottish Rite, York Rite, and Hadji Shrine. He was a member of Burgess Road Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Abe and Helen Chavers, and his beloved wife, Kay.
Survivors include his children Terry (Debbie) Chavers, Jeff (Brenda) Chavers, and Tami (Bobby) Brown; grandchildren, Craig (Lana) Brown, Keri (Andrew) Tindell, and Lauren Chavers; great-grandson, Boone Tindell; sisters, Sandra Holden, Shirley (Joey) Horne, and Pam (Richard) Catlin; and his beloved dog, Dixie.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at Pensacola Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Hodge officiating. Interment will follow the service with Masonic Rites given by Naval Lodge 24.
Pallbearers will be David Brock, Craig Brown, Ricky Herndon, Jack Scruggs, Andrew Tindell, and Ronnie Vinson. Honorary pallbearers will be Ray Scruggs and the Hadji Hayseeds.
The family wishes to express a special thanks to Sacred Heart physicians and staff and to his devoted friend and neighbor Nettie Barron for their care.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hadji Shrine Children’s Transportation Fund.