Ronald Garey

Ronald L. Garey

Wednesday, January 18th, 1939 - Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
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Ronald L. Garey, 81, of Cleburne, passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 in Cleburne, Texas. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He also loved his dog Molly.

Ron was born on January 18, 1939 to Floyd Lewis and Virginia (Willison) Garey in McConnelsville, Ohio. He married Della Yarnelli in 1976 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

He was a self-employed mechanic; with his first passion being drag racing. He also enjoyed working on automobiles; riding his motorcycle and flying his airplane.

Ron is survived by his wife of 43 years, Della Garey; sons Chuck Garey and wife Kim, Jim Garey and wife Tracy and Don Garey and wife Julia; daughters, Marsha Eckman and husband Jerry, Cindy Short and husband Bill, Diana Miller and husband Ron and Cheryl Owens; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 2 half-sisters; 1 half-brother; and a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister Mona Ayers and husband Tom; one half-sister and one granddaughter.
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David Neudecker

Posted at 05:09pm
To a wonderful man whom I had the pleasure of knowing. A wonderful ex father in law and grandfather to my son. RIP and prayers to the family.

Tweed Vorhees

Posted at 03:21pm
Our deepest sympathies to all of Ron's family.🙏🙏🙏. I have many fond memories of our racing years. My you Reat In Peace my friend and enjoy reuniting with all the other great racers that have gone before you. Say hello to Bill Robinson for me too. 🙏🙏
Tweed & Vickie Vorhees
Dover, Ohio

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Posted at 02:46pm
My sincerest condolences to the loss of your Father and a personal hero. - Matthew Duffy and the Vintage Oldsmobile Drag Photos Group
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Tweed & Vickie Vorhees

Posted at 02:33pm
Our deepest sympathies to Ron's family ! May he Rest in Peace!
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Jim and Melonie Norris

Posted at 12:22pm
You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
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