Ronnie Lee “R.L.” Killen
Ronnie Lee “R.L.” Killen, age 85, of Lawrenceburg, TN passed away Thursday, May 4, 2023 peacefully in his home surrounded by family and friends.
He was a native of Lawrence County, TN, retired from Murray Ohio, founder of Lawrenceburg Marine, and of the Baptist Faith. Fishing was his passion.
He was preceded in death by his parents: James Benton and Edith Sims Killen; sisters: Ann Griffin and Peggy Jo Perry; and brother: JB Killen.
R.L. is survived by his loving wife of 67 years: Patricia Jane Horne Killen of Lawrenceburg, TN; four daughters: Tina Mann (Steve) of Lawrenceburg, TN, Rhonda Crews (Dan) of Warrensburg, MO, Marsha Lanning (Tim) of Leoma, TN, and Tonya White of Lawrenceburg, TN; five grandchildren: Keely Story (Aaron), Dylan Crews (Shauna), Lindsay Bishop (Greg), Will Lanning, and Ashlee Womble (Ethan); nine great-grandkids: Alexa Story, Jase Bishop, Jack Story, Gordon Crews, Phoebe Crews, Luke Bishop, Sloane Story, Beau Bishop, and Coen Womble; several cousins, nieces, and nephews survive.
Funeral services for Ronnie Lee “R.L.” Killen were conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 7, 2023 with Edgar Beard officiating. Interment followed at Mimosa Cemetery in Lawrenceburg, TN. Neal Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. The family suggests memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Condolences may be offered by way of: www.nealfuneralhome.net.