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“I made several trips from Ohio to the kennels to train dogs with Ronnie. I visited on 2/3 other times. Ronnie was a joy to be with. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Mark Lang - Johnstown, OH

“Mr.Ronnie, one of the greatest men I ever knew. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Nick Schiro - Metairie, LA

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Gordon Anderson - Hammond

“The Carimi's are all very sorry for the loss of this most dynamic man ! Please know that the spirit of "Pontch" will surely live on here in Husser...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Glen and CAROL Carimi - Husser, LA

“Ronnie was a wonderful and enjoyable person to share good times with. We will miss his great whit and humor and wonderful friendship which we were...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Dr Mario Calonje - New Orleans, LA

“Ronnie was a mentor, teacher, and taught me so much about dog training and about life. I will miss him dearly. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Albert Hynes - Covington, LA

“Sandy and family, I am sorry to hear of Ronnie ' s passing. All of you will be in my thoughts and pray er s. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Mittie Rohner - Amite, LA

“Sandy and Brett and the rest of the family, so sorry for your loss. Ronnie was a great friend and will be missed. Glad I got to see him as I...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Russ Kreller

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Mr. Ronald Charles Mathis passed away on Saturday, August 5, 2017, in Hammond, Louisiana, at the age of 79. He was born on Wednesday, September 29, 1937 in Metairie, Louisiana to the late Vernon and Hazel Gaudet Mathis. He was a resident of Ponchatoula, Louisiana and the former owner of Pontchahoa Kennel in Husser, LA.

Ronald is survived by his wife of 36 years, Sandra Rockhold Mathis, daughter, Cynthia L. Mathis, son & daughter-in-law, Brett W. and Jeannie Mathis, step-son, David Paul, step-daughter and son-in-law, Amy Champagne and Shane Scioneaux, 10 grandchildren, and his sister, Sheila Mathis Kamm.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lettie Elaine Tucker Mathis; sisters, Sandra Mathis Buras, and Vernzel Mathis Kamm; and step-son, Kelly Lee Bankson.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 9:00 am until 11:00 am at Harry McKneely and Son Funeral Home, 100 W. Magnolia St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454.
A Celebration of Life Service will begin at 11:00 am in the funeral home chapel.

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