Ronnie Kingrey, 82, of Purdy, passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. He was born on Nov. 8, 1934, in Xenia, Ohio, son of Sidney and Minnie (Reed) Kingrey. After graduating high school he served in the U.S. Army. He worked for Gary Keen for many years as a truck driver and laterwent on to work for the Purdy School District until he retired in 1998. He was a member of the Grace Independent Methodist Church in Monett.
Survivors include: his brother, Ray Kingrey and his wife Barbara, of Cassville; his sister-in-law, Doralee Kingrey, of Purdy.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Robert Kingrey.
Memorial services were held on Saturday, July 22, 2017, at the White Funeral Home and Crematory in Cassville, with Pastor Ronnie Howerton officiating. A private family burial will be held at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Butterfield at a later date.