Ronald Gatlin Sr.

Ronald Gatlin Sr.

Ronald Lee Gatlin Sr., 73, of Mount Vernon, passed away on his birthday, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Deaconess Hospice.
He was born March 26, 1941, in Madisonville, Ky., to the late Walter C. and Rena G. (Patterson) Gatlin.
He worked at CSX as a Railroader for 42 years, was a member of the UTU Union and was a Conductor Trainman. He was a member of New Bethel Southern Baptist Church, Model A. Restorers Club, Mustang Club and was past President of Burdette Park BMX Track. He was an avid Numismatic (coin collector). He attended a Walk to Emmaus Religious Retreat and was deeply moved by his experience there.
Ronald is survived by his wife, Edna Ruth ‘Edi’ (Pardue) Gatlin; daughter, Michelle (Brian) Gatlin Johnston, of Evansville; sons, Michael Lee Gatlin, of Evansville and Ronald Lee Gatlin II, of OTallon, Mo.; grandchildren, Brandon and Brittany Johnston, Cassidy Gatlin and Atalie Simmons; and sister, Rebecca (Wayne) Gatlin Lett, of Virginia Beach, Va.
Services were 2 p.m. Monday, March 31, 2014, at Alexander West Chapel, officiated by Rev. Mark Lowe, with entombment in Alexander Memorial Park. Friends may visit Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Deaconess Hospice. Condolences may be online at www.AlexanderWestChapel.com

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