Weatherford Democrat

September 25, 2013

Ronald Wayne Overton


Weatherford Democrat

— Ronald Wayne Overton, 72, died Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, at his residence.

Memorial service is 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Grace Baptist Church, 1300 North Rusk St., in Weatherford. Graveside and interment will be in the DFW National Cemetery. Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Ron was born March 8, 1941, in Fort Worth to Samuel H. Overton and Dorothy Angell Overton. He grew up in the River Oaks section of Fort Worth and attended Castleberry High School. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving from 1959 to 1963. He also served as a peace officer for the city of Fort Worth. He was a member of American Legion Post No. 163 in Weatherford.

Survivors include a daughter, Dorothy Gaye Parker, of Weatherford, and grandson Jeremy Lehman, of Pennsylvania; brothers, Samuel H. Overton Jr. and wife, Etha, of Weatherford, Robert E. Overton and wife, Paddy, of Arlington, and James S. Overton and wife, Ann, of Springtown; and several nephews and nieces.

Ron was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Dorothy Overton; and a nephew, Robert M. Overton.

Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel