Ronnie Barrow

April 22, 1943 - January 14, 2021

Ronnie Barrow, 77, of Port Neches, died Thursday, January 14, 2021, at Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital. He was born April 22, 1943, in Beaumont, to Hazel Irene Loftin Barrow and Luther Marvin Barrow.

Ronnie was a United States Air Force veteran. He was a 1961 graduate of South Park High School, Beaumont, where he was a Golden Glove Boxer and tennis player. He coached youth sports until his kids got involved in school athletics. Ronnie was an avid sports fan and especially loved the Nederland Bulldogs. He was a devoted grandfather and if his grandchildren were involved in an extracurricular activity he was always there. He loved to watch any sport in which his children or grandchildren played or coached. Ronnie enjoyed listening to oldies and gospel music.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Barrow, of Port Neches; children, Monte Barrow and wife, Amber, of Nederland; Tammy Monk and husband, Troy, of Mont Belvieu; and Keith Barrow and wife, Heather, of Nederland; grandchildren, Jordyn; Seth; Brayden; Pierce; Brenden; Payne; Reeve; Brek; and Holt; great-grandson, Kellen; and sister, Sharon Tatum and husband, Steve, of Lumberton.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Hazel and Luther Barrow; and brother, L.M. Barrow.

A gathering of Mr. Barrow’s family and friends will being at 12:00 p.m., with his funeral service at 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 18, 2021, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. His interment will follow at Memory Gardens of Jefferson County, Nederland.

Memorial contributions may be made to Nederland High School Booster Club, 2101 18th Street, Nederland, Texas 77627.

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Tom Mazzu

Ronnie and I had 12 years of going to the same schools from South Park Elementary, to Bingman Elementary, to Mac Arthur Junior High, then on to South Park High School. We played tennis in school together under the direction of Coach Carl Dillon. We had many good times with Linda at dances, vendors open houses and getting together with some of the other school friends. He will surely be missed. Rest peacefully, Ronnie

Donna Cooper Russo

To the entire Barrow family, I am deeply sorry for your loss. My heart is aching for all of you. I remember when Tammy, Monte, and Keith, and I were little kids. I would come over on Sunday mornings to go to church and your Dad would have his gospel music playing. He would sing and I couldn't help but smile. I still to this day know all those songs because he played and sung them. I will always have a special place in my heart for him and your entire family. God bless you all.

Diane Ducote

Linda, I am so sorry to hear of Ronnie's passing. You and your family will be in our prayers..

John & Judy Bryant

Linda we are so sorry for your loss, I will miss Ronnie at our South Park lunches, as well as you, Know that you and your family are in our prayers.

Adra Fulmer Miller

Linda and Family i am so sorry for the loss of Ronnie. Now that I am Married and to loose one you have loved for a long time will be hard.. Just remember all the good times you had with him. Our prayers are you and your family. Love you. Ann and Virgil Miller

Trent Devenzio

I am so sorry for your loss. Your Dad was always so supportive me when I tried to play sports.

Stacy (Hulin) Dore

To the entire Barrow family, I’m so very sorry for the loss of Ronnie. He was such a gentle and kind soul. My Mom thought the same as well, and loved working with him. Sending all my love to you all! Prayers for comfort and peace during this most difficult time

Michelle and Alyssa del Campo

We are deeply sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Jeff King

On behalf of the King Family, I want to let you know you are in our thoughts and prayers during your time of loss. We have shared so many great memories with your family over the years and cherish each and everyone of them. Mr. Barrow was a fine man who loved his family so much. He will be missed. We love you all. May God be with you.

Charles Hunsucker III

To you all, Uncle Ronnie will be greatly missed. Unfortunately since our adulthood our families have been separated more then the old days. This saddens me ,but you all are always on my mind. I love you very much. I remember those good ole days together at Thanksgiving, Christmas, Roger Swayback football with Uncle Ronnie as QB, , Camping and many other activities that we all did around our Grandparents. The loss of uncle Ronnie is so sad especially in these times of our distance from each other. He was a kind and great man to all he came to be with. He was a great talker, I always enjoyed talking with him so much. He was a great husband and father, he was a great grandpa to all of his grandchildren and great grandchildren. From the old days of him yelling at the referees on TV bowl games during holidays to attending Church with him. Family events were always so fun with his presence. I am so heart broken. I love you Aunt Linda .I will continue to pray for your strength and understanding now that he is gone. He will always be with you all at every sporting and family event because he left you all with so many great memories to hold on to. I am sorry we will not be attending his final farewell, but due to this awful virus, I hope you all understand. I'm here if you need anything. I love you all!, Kinde Regards, Chuck and Jamie Hunsucker

Michael Todd

Sorry for your loss and may God be with your family.

Liz Sandell

I have so many good memories of Ronnie (who never met a stranger). We were both Greenies, then our paths crossed with soccer and I can not fail to mention he was a fabulous dancer. His family and friends will miss his warmth and compassion., he was a good person.

Margie Tiner

We were so saddened to hear this news on your dad- He was a true BULLDOG!!!! Prayers to your entire family from my entire family. God bless Gary and Margie Tiner