Ronald A. GadmanDecember 28, 1929 ~ October 31, 2017 (age 87)
Ronald A. Gadman, 87, of Amarillo, died October 31, 2017 in Amarillo at Autumn Leaves Memory Care surrounded by family.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, November 3, 2017 at Schooler Funeral Home’s Brentwood Chapel with the Rev. Eric Rieck of Oronogo, Missouri officiating. Interment will follow in Llano Cemetery with Military Honors provided by Volleys for Veterans. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 S. Georgia.
Ronald was born in Houston, Texas on December 28, 1929 to William Arles and Mable Gadman. He married Annie Lucille Gadman in 1961. The family moved to Amarillo in 1973. Ronald served in the U.S. Army for four years as a telegrapher. He served part of his time in the military in Korea. He was employed by Mason and Hanger for 17 years where he retired in March of 1997.
Ronald loved singing and music. He also liked football and technology. He took on the hobby of painting after retirement and enjoyed using his metal detector. Ronald was a very loving daddy and granddaddy and loved spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; and one brother.
Ronald is survived by two sons, David Gadman and wife Laura of Alabama, and Ron Gadman and wife Sandy of Amarillo; one brother Wayne Gadman of Roanoke, Virginia; one sister, Diane Wyatt; four grandchildren, Joseph Gadman, Stephanie Lancaster and husband Harry, Melanie Mueller and husband Matt, and Melinda Cappilla and husband Brian; five great-grandchildren, Luke, Paul, Charity, Cadence and Rally.
The family would like to give a special thank you to Autumn Leaves for all the special care and love they showed Ronald.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to The Alzheimer’s Association of the Panhandle, 5410 Bell Street #411, Amarillo, Texas 79101 OR Accolade Home Care, 1934 Medi Park Drive, Amarillo, Texas 79106.
Online condolences may be shared at www.schoolerfuneralhome.com.