MARION RICHARD BONNEY, 84, of Abilene and formerly
of Ranger, TX passed away May 2, 2012 in a Weatherford,
TX. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger.
He was born on September 21, 1927 in Strawn, TX, to
W.F., Sr. and Mildred Medlen Bonney. Richard attended
Ranger High School in the Class of 1946 and married
Rosey Lorain Burdette in January of 1953 in Ranger.
He was a member of the Methodist Church and was active
in the Methodist Men's Group and Kiwanis Club. He was
also active in bowling leagues, fishing, and hunting.
He was retired from Sun Oil, formerly Texas Pacific
Oil Company, working for over 30 years. Richard was
a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army
as Sergeant First Class.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers:
Frank Bonney, Jr. and Doyle Dean Bonney.
Survivors at the time of his death include his wife:
Rosey Lorain Bonney of Abilene; son: 1st Sgt. Richard
Michael Bonney of Ranger; daughter: Kathleen Christy
and husband Christopher of Park Ridge, Illinois;
brothers: Bill Bonney (RHS-1948) of Grand Prairie,
TX; Jimmy Bonney (RHS-1951) of Midlothian, TX and
Charles Bonney (RHS-1957) of Dripping Springs, TX;
and two grandchildren: Stephen and Brian Christy.