Church service for Ronnie Black, age 74, of Muleshoe, Texas, is scheduled for 11:00 AM, Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at First Baptist Church in Muleshoe with Dr. Stacy Conner of Muleshoe officiating. Burial will be in Bailey County Cemetery. Ronnie died Monday, June 25, 2018 in Muleshoe. He was born December 20, 1943 in Muleshoe to Ralph and Naomi (Owen) Black. He married Donna Moore in Muleshoe on August 28, 1962.
Ronnie spent most of his life in the farmfertilizer and chemical business, and managed Red Barn, Riverside Chemical and Blackwater Ag. He retired in 2009. Ronnie loved raising show goats and cattle and stockshowing with his kids and his grandsons, whom he adored. He is preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Katherine McCain; and one brother, Bill Black.
Ronnie is survived by his wife, Donna; his two daughters, Starla Ellis and her husband, Todd of Muleshoe, Texas and Lisa Clayton of Victoria, Texas; four sisters, Maxine Rogers of Muleshoe, Texas, Shirley Waggoner of Muleshoe, Texas, Karon Murray of Frisco, Texas and Rita Morris; six brothers, Lyndal Black of Muleshoe, Texas; Gaylon Black of Clovis, New Mexico, Dean Black of Muleshoe, Texas, Ricky Black of Lazbuddie, Texas, Rex Black of Muleshoe, Texas and Kim Black of Muleshoe, Texas; two grandsons, Dusty Clayton and Lindsey and Colt Ellis and Leslie; and one great-granddaughter, Bentlee.
The family suggests memorials be sent to Muleshoe Meals on Wheels, 300 South 1st Street, Muleshoe, Texas, 79347 or First Baptist Church, PO Box 483, Muleshoe, Texas, 79347. Online condolences may be made at www.ellisfuneralhomes.com.