William Ronnie Cooley, 65, of Danville died Sunday March 3, 2013 at his residence. He was the husband of Deborah Warner Cooley for 37 years. Born April 10, 1947 in Marion County, he was the son of the late William Howard Cooley and Geneva Smith Cooley. Ronnie was a Deacon at Gethsemane Baptist Church and a retired manager of the Danville Unemployment Office. He also worked as a real estate agent for Coldwell Banker, VIP Realty. Ronnie graduated from Boyle County High School and Campbellsville College.
Survivors include two children, Jeffrey Cooley of Crab Orchard, KY and Laura Cooley, of Jacksonville Beach, FL; his mother-in-law, Violet Warner, sister-in-law, Patricia Settles, brother/sister-in-law, Tony and Marlene Warner, all of Burgin.
The visitation and memorial service will be held in Junction City, KY at the Stith Funeral Home and Family Center. Visiting hours are Tuesday from 6pm -8pm and Wednesday from 11am-1pm. The memorial service is Wednesday March 6th at 1pm. The burial will be at Danville Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers include Earl Camic, Lyle Evans, Bobby Hinkle, Herschel McKinley, Rodney Thompson and David Wade. The Deacons and Yokefellows of Gethsemane Baptist Church will serve as Honorary Pallbearers. Memorial contributions may be made to Gethsemane Baptist Church or Gideon's International.
Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Stith Funeral Home
Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 11:00am - 1:00pm, Stith Funeral Home
Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 1:00pm, Stith Funeral Home
Danville Memorial Gardens