of Flippin, AR
January 16, 1942 - April 5, 2021
Harry Ronald Erwin, 79, well known as Ronnie, entered into eternal rest the evening of April 5, 2021. Born January 16, 1942 in Norfork, Arkansas to Harry and Mary Erwin, he was the oldest of 3 siblings. Being raised on a farm, he was instilled with a driven work ethic that emanated from him all his life. He graduated proudly from Flippin High School in 1960 and would marry Patsy Gray on May 31, 1960. They would then move to Patsy's hometown Lamesa, Texas. He worked at the school in Welch. This is where their oldest son Mike would be born. They would then move to Eureka Springs, where Ronnie would work on the Beaver dam. Their daughter Rhonda would be born here. From there, they would move to Kansas City, where Ronnie was employed by Cook paint. This is where Ryan would be born. Their final move would be back to Flippin, where they have resided since. Ronnie would find work in construction of new houses. He was later hired by Flippin School, working almost 30 years as maintenance supervisor before he retired. He was inducted into Flippin School Hall of Fame in 2015. Ronnie enjoyed his family, church, racing, sports, and riding the trails of the Buffalo National Forest on his horses and was known to have a variety of animals around the farm. His knowledge knew no bounds, for when it came to problems he would find a way to solve them, from farm equipment to his kids toys, he could tear it apart and put it back together and make it better than it was. This knowledge would lead him to be great consultant to family and friends. Ronnie's infectious smile and kind demeanor were well known around the city of Flippin. He lived a long and full life, touching others' lives along the way. His parents, Harry and Mary, and his siblings, Tommie and Carolyn have preceded him in death. His legacy will live on in his oldest son Mike (Angie), daughter Rhonda Johnson (Mikey), youngest son Ryan (Helenea). Grandchildren include Levi (Mike), Amanda Shelton and April Shelton (Rhonda), and Caleb and Faith (Ryan). Great grandchildren are Alex, Ben and Chris (Levi), Hannah, Jordan and Hazel Grace (Amanda), Jasmine, Kelsey and Hunter (April). There will be a celebration of life/memorial service June 19th at 1:00 pm At Flippin First Baptist Church.Funeral Arrangements are in the care of Roller-Burns Funeral Home in Yellville, Arkansas.
Sorry for the family loss prayers
❤Our prayers are with the family. Ronnie will be missed but always in our hearts.❤
Pops will be missed. I always felt like family around him and his wonderful wife Patsy. You all are in my prayers.
So sorry for your loss. In my prayers!
Patsy and family, we’re so sorry to hear of Ronnie’s passing. Bob has such fond memories of growing up on #1 close to his cousins. They had many fun times playing together in the late 40’s and 50’s and living close to grandmothers, aunts and uncles. May God comfort you until we join Ronnie, and what a wonderful day that will be!!
Patsy & family, I was so sorry to hear about your loss. Ronnie had a heart full of kindness, he will be greatly missed. God be with you all. Sincerely, Mabel
Ronnie was a good friend to me for a lot of years. I will miss him as I know all the family will. I will be praying for all of you and want you to know how sorry I am for your loss. You have my deepest sympathy.
Prayers for all the family and many friends.
Ronnie was my classmate and friend. He was always happy to see everyone. My deepest sympathy to his family.
Patsy and family, so sorry for your loss, but Ronnie is in a much better place. He will be greatly missed. May the Lord give each of you comfort and peace. Know that I am here if any of you need something. Prayers and love to all.🙏
So very sorry for you and your family. Dad's are special people. I miss mine all the time. Know that you were loved by this amazing man. It is very apparent that he was well liked and loved by many people in this community. RIP Mr. Erwin
Ronnie was a tremendous asset to the school and community. He was a great friend and co-worker.
So very sorry for your loss of someone so special prayers for you Patsy and family hugs from my Heart
Just want to express my condolences to the Erwin family. Ronnie was a great man and loved by all that knew him. He will be missed.
I'm sorry to hear about Mr. Ronnie. He was a great guy. Miss Pasty my prayers are with you and the family.
Condolences to Family and Friends RONNIE ERWIN R.I.P
My love and prayers for all. May our Lord comfort you and give you peace.
Ryan, please know that your Walmart work family is heart broken for your loss. Daddies are truly special beings and hold a big place in our hearts. Prayers for your family at this most difficult time.
So sorry for your loss. We thought a lot of Ronnie🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻
So so sorry to know Ronnie has gone. But am so glad I knew him so many years through Flippin School. We had lots of good talks! Prayers for you Patsy, Mike, Rhonda and Ryan. He was such a good man and friend.
Ryan and family I’m so sorry for your loss may god give you strength in this difficult time.