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Young’s Funeral Directors

508 Champagnolle, El Dorado, AR

OBITUARY

Ronnie Bates McMahan

May 1, 1942October 15, 2019
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Ronnie Bates McMahan, 77, of El Dorado, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at the Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock. He was born May 1, 1942 to Andy Bryant and Charlotte Marine McMahan in El Dorado, AR.

He was the owner and operator of McMahan Roofing and was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church. Ronnie enjoyed hunting at the Wesson Deer Camp.

Preceding him in death are his parents; his wife of 55 years, Barbara Annette Hay McMahan; brother, Stanley McMahan; and sister, Sue Newman.

Those left to cherish his memory are his son, Bryant McMahan and wife Dewanna of El Dorado; grandchildren, James McMahan, Marshall McMahan both of El Dorado; Heath Arnold (Amanda), Jason Arnold (Aimee) both of Smackover; and great grandchildren, Jewel, Slade and Ty Arnold of Smackover.

Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, October 18, 2019 at Young's.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 19, at Ebenezer Baptist Church with Rev. Steve Pelz officiating. Burial will follow at Burns Ebenezer Cemetery under the direction of Young's Funeral Directors.

Memorial may be made to LifeTouch Hospice, 2301 Champagnolle Rd., El Dorado, AR 71730 or to UCAPS, 1000 Sunset Rd., El Dorado, AR 71730.

An online guest registry will be available at www.youngsfuneralhome.com

Services

  • Visitation Friday, October 18, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, October 19, 2019
  • Burial Saturday, October 19, 2019

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Stanley & Susie Curl

October 19, 2019

So sorry to hear of the loss of Ronnie. Haven’t seen him in years, only in passing on the road. But I have great memories of him and Annette when we hung around together years ago. They were special friends who you never will forget. Praying for comfort for all.

Raymond and Gwen Ogle

October 16, 2019

Dear Members of Ronnie's Family,
Gwen and I have just learned of Ronnie's passing. Ronnie and I were related as my grandmother Ogle was Mary McMahan. We were also the same age. and graduated from El Dorado High School in l961. Gwen and I live in Washington State, so we will not be able to attend the funeral. We are sorry for your loss and praying for you.
Sincerely,
Raymond

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Biography

Ronnie Bates McMahan, 77, of El Dorado, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at the Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock. He was born May 1, 1942 to Andy Bryant and Charlotte Marine McMahan in El Dorado, AR.

He was the owner and operator of McMahan Roofing and was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church. Ronnie enjoyed hunting at the Wesson Deer Camp.

Preceding him in death are his parents; his wife of 55 years, Barbara Annette Hay McMahan; brother, Stanley McMahan; and sister, Sue Newman.

Those left to cherish his memory are his son, Bryant McMahan and wife Dewanna of El Dorado; grandchildren, James McMahan, Marshall McMahan both of El Dorado; Heath Arnold (Amanda), Jason Arnold (Aimee) both of Smackover; and great grandchildren, Jewel, Slade and Ty Arnold of Smackover.

Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, October 18, 2019 at Young's.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 19, at Ebenezer Baptist Church with Rev. Steve Pelz officiating. Burial will follow at Burns Ebenezer Cemetery under the direction of Young's Funeral Directors.

Memorial may be made to LifeTouch Hospice, 2301 Champagnolle Rd., El Dorado, AR 71730 or to UCAPS, 1000 Sunset Rd., El Dorado, AR 71730.

An online guest registry will be available at www.youngsfuneralhome.com