Ronald Clyde Edwards
November 8, 1946 – June 6, 2018
Ronald (Ronny) Clyde Edwards went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday June 6th, 2018 from a brief illness in Dallas Texas. Memorial services will be at 11am, Wednesday June 13th at Sparkman-Crane Funeral Home, Garland Road, Dallas Texas with visitation to follow, and at 11am on Monday July 2nd at Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home of Breckenridge Texas. Visitation will be on Sunday July 1st from 6:30pm – 8pm. Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church of Breckenridge, Sanctuary Restoration Fund.
Ronny was born on November 8th, 1946, in Breckenridge Texas, to Clyde Virgil and Pearl Branys Edwards. He attended and graduated from Breckenridge High School in May of 1965 with honors. While attending Breckenridge High School, Ronny focused his talents towards the athletic side playing tailback position for the Breckenridge Buckaroos and running the 4x4 Mile Relay for the Buckaroo Track Team.
After graduating from High School, Ronny attended A&M University from 1966 to 1967 studying Chemical Engineering. In 1967, he transferred to Texas Tech where he went on to graduate in 1971 with a degree in Accounting.
After graduating from Texas Tech, Ronny went to work for Eagle Drilling of Dallas Texas for their accounting department. In 1984, he went to work for Cole, Hahn, & Slayton Financial Services which became Slayton Financial Services of Dallas Texas in 1986 where he worked until his death.
In 1996, Ronny became involved with the GOP Convention where he became a delegate and was very active in the GOP for several years. He was a Legacy member of the NRA, a member of Texas Society of CPA’s and was a faithful member of Eagle Mountain International Church and Kenneth Copeland Ministries.
Ronny is preceded in death by his father Clyde Virgil, his mother Pearl Branys, and his brother Larry Wayne Edwards.
Survivors include his sister Debe Edwards Loredo and husband Edward, of Beach City Texas, niece Alyxandra Dalton Roberts and husband Bradly, of Beach City Texas, along with his great nephew Davin Edward Roberts, cousins - Lillian Kay Cowan of Austin Texas, Blake Edwards of Dallas Texas, and Darryl Edwards of Point Clear Alabama.
- Memorial Service Wednesday, June 13, 2018