CARBONDALE - Ronald “Ronnie” Severs, 75, went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, November 10, 2018 in Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.
He was born to E. Wayne and Cecil Severs on June 8, 1943. Both parents preceded him in death.
Trained by his father in real estate management, Ronnie successfully oversaw multiple rental properties in Carbondale for over 30 years. Often showing patient endurance and kindness for tenants who struggled with rent, he was a friend to many in need.
Ronnie did both his undergraduate and post-graduate work at SIU Carbondale receiving a Masters degree in History.
He loved the Lord and for many years proved instrumental in supporting the ministry of Victory Dream Center of Carbondale. He had a heart for helping to feed and support many homeless and downcast.
He enjoyed caring for his flower gardens and cats. His back door was open to many visitors looking for someone to talk with.
A celebration of his life will be held at 11AM on Friday, November 16, 2018 in the Victory Dream Center at 607 E. College, Carbondale with visitation from 10AM until service time at 11AM. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery, Carbondale.
Memorials may be made to the Victory Dream Center.
Meredith Funeral Home of Carbondale is entrusted with arrangements. To leave a story or memory of Ronnie visit www.meredithfh.com.