Ronnie B. Haralson of Forest, MS passed away suddenly on Monday June 7 at the age of 60. Ronnie was born November 10, 1960 in Forest, MS. He was raised in the Piketon community in rural Scott County. He attended Scott Central High School where he played in the marching band. In high school, Ronnie was often known as a prankster and was always trying to make others laugh.
After high school, Ronnie got married and joined the army in 1979. Shortly after his enlistment, his first son Keith was born. 3 years later, his second son Josh was born. After he left the army, he worked offshore for Exxon for many years and later worked for La-Z-Boy in Newton, MS. Later he remarried and was blessed with a third son, Hunter.
Ronnie’s passions were hunting, horses and rodeos. He also loved classic music from his youth and John Wayne westerns. He could always be counted on for his quick wit and a joke or two.
He is survived by his 3 sons, Keith, Josh and Hunter, and his granddaughter Georgia. He is also survived by his mother Carolyn, his sisters Peggy and Vicki, his sisters in law Erica and June, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his father Keith in 1978, his brother Carl in 2001 and his brother Gordon in 2021.
Services will be held at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Forest on Thursday June 10 at 10:30am.
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