Ronald William Brandon
July 9, 1955 – May 16, 2020
Ronald William “Ronnie” Brandon, 64, of Little Rock, passed away May 16, 2020.
He was born July 9, 1955, in Warren, Arkansas to William Adams Brandon and Betty Jo Brandon. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Debra Diane Brandon, and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Bill and Aleta Faye Riddle.
Ronnie was an Army veteran. He worked in construction as a building developer. He always loved helping stray animals.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Pam Brandon; two daughters, Amber Cates and husband Drew, and Lauren Rooker and husband Derek; two grandchildren, Caden and Colten Cates; sister, Mitzi Roberts and husband Phillip, all of Little Rock; and by a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org
Services will be held at Pinecrest Memorial Park in Alexander on Friday, May 22, at 10:00 a.m. The livestream can be viewed by clicking the following link https://www.facebook.com/Pinecrest-Cemetery-178134242211307/
To share a memory of Ronald with his family visit www.pinecrestmemorialpark.
Friday, May 22, 2020
Ronald William Brandon
May 21, 2020
A lifetime together is never enough I will always remember the love in Pam and Ronnies eyes when they looked at each other. Ronnie had a twinkle in his eyes and a shy like smile and you knew when you saw him he was a special guy. He married my Niece Pam Riddle Brandon and we all fell in love with him. We spent Holidays, Birthdays, went camping and he was always ready to do whatever needed to be done. My oldest daughter Kala was 8 when they married and she fell in love with him. And then My youngest Kara and Amber were sisters of the heart. Ronnie played with them and did whatever they wanted to do every weekend. He loved Amber and Lauren with all his heart and was so proud of them. And then he got the boys he didn't have in Caden and Colten the Grands and was so proud of them.I know for sure we never lose the ones we love they live on through us. there love leaves imprint on our memories. even as I'm shedding tears for his loss I'll always remember and love him as one of the best people I ever knew. I know my Kala was there to greet him when he took his last breath here on earth and first breath in Heaven. We love you all Kau,Buddy,Jeff, Kara and the Porter family.
May 21, 2020
I have so many memories with the Brandon family growing up at their house and especially at Lake Norrell. Lauren has always been like a sister to me or even closer in some ways. Pam and Ronnie have always welcomed me as one of their own and I am thankful to have had their input in my life. One of the biggest things that I know about my time with you all was that we were always laughing, unless of course Lauren and I were getting into some type of trouble when we were younger. Cherish your memories with him and remember him for the hardworking man he was. My heart goes out to each and every family member as I know Ronnie played such a huge part in the family dynamic. I love you all.
May 20, 2020
I don’t even know where to start. I became neighbors with Ronnie and Pam in May of 2017. I think they “adopted” me and I “adopted” them right back. It has been so nice to have them near. I have so many favorite memories- I videoed Ronnie pulling off the old exterior of their house. I told him that if he messed up, he would be on AFV or You Tube. I think the best memory is when he daily started petting my “ it came with the house” cat named Lil’ Miss. She loved him. I asked him what he was naming HIS new cat. She may just get a new name........ Lil Miss Ronnie.
Arlene Brandon Blann
May 19, 2020
This breaks my heart. Ronnie was always so sweet and kind to me. Always glad to see ya and willing to help if you needed any advice or help. Ronnie was one of my BIG cousins (a few years older ) that I always looked up to. With a tinkle in his eye, Ronnie was a mix of good looks, calm reserve with a little rebel on the side that drew people to him. Pam and family, know that Ronnie was loved by many and will be terribly missed.
Love to you all,