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Ronald Dix

March 3, 1959 ~ March 10, 2022 (age 63)

Obituary

Ronalds life journey began on March 3,1959 at Saint Elizabeth Hospital, in Danville IL. He was born to the late James K. Dix and the late Lena M. Beaurgard.

 

Ronald spent his early life growing up at 330 Bradley. Attending Washington Elementary, Southview Junior High School, and Danville High School. While at Washington School, Ronald participated in a school play, in which he and Timmy Reed sang "I left my heart in San Francisco". There were many friendships formed at Washington School. Ronald was also a part of Boy Scouts.

 

Ronald became a part of many organizations such as youth choirs, class leader, trustee, culinary committee, mass choir, men’s ministry, and steward. He was the co-founder of the workers of Mason Temple, The voices of Christ. He became the president of Purity Class, and assistant secretary for Sunday school.

 

Ronald worked as a nursing assistant for St. Elizabeth Hospital, Danville V.A., and Illini Health Care.

 

Ronald accepted Christ as his personal savior at an early age. He was a member of the Mason Temple Church of God In Christ under the leadership of the late Bishop F.G. Green, the late Elder Reuben Reed, and Elder Lee Reed Sr.

Ronald leaves to cherish his memories to his siblings Robert Martin, Theodore Parker, David Ricksy, Mark Darnell, Anthony Fultz, Jamie Hall, Elizabeth Mitchell, and Anita Vander Buford, Charles (Dorothy) Bougard, brother and sister in law. Bertha Dianne Taylor, sister. Maurice (LaCrystal) Beaurgard, brother and sister in law. A host of nieces and nephews. Ronasha Jones, Rafael Taylor, Shaniqua Taylor, Ronyell Payne, Sadiaya Taylor, Serenity Taylor, Christopher Jones II, Christian Jones, Jarrin Beaurgard, Maurice Beaurgard, Quentin Beaurgard, Damariae Dandridge. As well as his special friends Romadelle Austin, Pastor Roland Brown, Julia Miller, Jill Robinson, Nancy Coleman, Celester Brown, and Sherri T. King- Auguster.

Ronald is preceded in death by his Mother and Father, his siblings, James Rodgers, Harry Robert Taylor, and Dennis Franklin.

A Homegoing Celebration will commence at 12:00 Noon on Monday March 21, 2022 at Carter Metropolitan CME Church 448 E. Williams St., Danville. Visitation will begin at 11:00 am until the time of service. Burial will follow after at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

A public viewing will be held on March 20, 2022  at Leek & Sons Funeral Home 304 E. Williams St., Danville from 12:00 Noon until 3:00 pm.

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Services

Viewing
Sunday
March 20, 2022

12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Carter Metropolitan CME Church
448 E. Williams St.
Danville, IL 61832

Visitation
Monday
March 21, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Carter Metropolitan CME Church
448 E. Williams St.
Danville, IL 61832

Funeral Service
Monday
March 21, 2022

12:00 PM
Carter Metropolitan CME Church
448 E. Williams St.
Danville, IL 61832

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