Mr. Ronald Boykin AndrewsJuly 12, 1951 ~ November 21, 2016 (age 65)
Mr. Ronald Boykin Andrews passed from this life the morning of November 21st after a sudden decline in health. He was born in Brundidge, Alabama, but grew up in New York City. During his childhood, he learned to play the trombone then began playing the guitar. In fact he took his passion to Woodstock with his guitar on his back where he listened to Jimmy Hendricks and others. He attended Brooklyn College before relocating to Ozark, Alabama in 1974, at which time he began working as a carpenter and painter. His work as a master carpenter and builder may be found across many cities and states. His passion for music continued in Ozark as a local radio station DJ. His love of the arts further evolved into amateur photography and drawing. His hobbies also included playing basketball and reading. He had a tenacity for trivial facts. He enjoyed playing cards, dancing, and spending time with family and friends. Always willing to give a helping hand, he will be missed. His life and legacy will live on in the lives of his loving family and friends. Ronald is preceded in death by his father, Boykin Andrews, and his son, Clyde Mahari Andrews. He is survived by his daughter, SheRon Andrews; three sisters, Anginell Andrews, Jennifer (John) Mack, and Beverly Bailey; brother, David (Shawand) Andrews; mother, Ollie H. Andrews; uncle, David (Janice) Andrews; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family, and friends.