Ronald “Ron/Ronny” Wayne Boatright

Ronald “Ron/Ronny” Wayne Boatright, 54, a lifelong resident of Dickinson, Texas, passed away September 11, 2021, in Clear Lake, Texas. Ron was born in Texas City on February 14, 1967. Ron graduated from Dickinson High where he was a member of the Dickinson Volunteer Fire Department. He then served with the Galveston County Sheriff Department from 1988 to 2005. After working for Liggio Tires for a few years, Mr. Boatright joined the family business, Dickinson Feed, which was established in1988. He later bought The Original Deer Blind Window Co. in Cleburne, Texas, running it simultaneously with the feed store.

Ron worked hard, but he played hard too. He volunteered many seasons as a YMCA youth basketball coach for his son Tyler and spent many years with the youth ministry at Dickinson First United Methodist. He loved hunting with his father and friends and served on the Dickinson Historical Society. He was also a dedicated player on several softball teams where he played pitcher and outfield but was most needed on first base. He never missed a Sunday game. Ronny loved sports, casinos, and live music. He enjoyed traveling with Susan and their family while trying new foods and drinks and adventures across the country and the world. He never missed a day of work or a family event.

Ron leaves behind his wife of 35 years, Susan Boatright; son, Tyler Boatright; parents, Raymond and Palma Boatright; brother, John Boatright and sister-in-law Jerri Boatright; mother-in-law, Carole Melton; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Tracy Andrew, Shawn Melton, and Leslie Melton Ellis and husband Dane; nieces and nephews: Jamie Boatright, Jaclyn Moore, husband Christopher, Alyssa Boatright, Seth Boatright, and Tanner, Jackson, and Grant Ellis. He is preceded in death by his sister-in-law, Chanda Heusi and grandparents: John Jasper Trippodo and Mary Elizabeth Trippodo, and Ruth Nye and Raymond Douglas Boatright Sr.

A visitation will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 19, 2021 in the chapel of Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson.  The service to begin at 2:00 p.m., with Father Jasper Liggio, officiating.  After the service, there will be in procession to Marais in Dickinson for a reception.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Ron’s name to one of the following charities, Camp Hope,, Animal Alliance of Galveston County, , or Pet Vaccinations Services,


  1. My Condolences to the Boatright family. May Gof give you the peace and the strength in these difficult times. May Ron rest in peace.

    Gaston Rivas
  2. May he rest in peace. So many great memories from our childhood. Heaven has a great new angel! Hugs and prayers for all his family and friends. Til we meet again. 🙏❤🙏

    Burris Family
  3. I am so sorry for your loss. I am praying for you and your family in this time of grief and sorrow.

    Joan Hillers
    • Our condolences and prayers for Susan, their Son Tyler, Boatright family and extended family.
      Ronny & I worked at the Sheriff Office together, and he and my wife graduated from DHS.
      God Bless

      Trey & Bonnie Schoellkopf
  4. I’m so sorry to hear about Ron. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. May God give you all the peace and strength during this hard time.

    Karen Dunn
  5. We are so, so sorry. Words can’t express the feelings we have for your family. May God give you all strength during this time to ease the pain.
    Love to all
    Lynn & Gary McClendon

    Lynn McClendon
    • I hope it helps to remember that your loved one is in God’s care…
      Please know that you’re in our thoughts & prayers, with deepest sympathy.

      Nannette Bolen & family
  6. Gone way too soon. Rest In Peace Ronnie. Prayers for the family.

    Scott Menotti
  7. Rest In paradise Uncle Ronny.

  8. This is very sad news. My heart goes out to the family. May God give you strength to endure this huge loss. I will miss his smiling face at the Dickinson Feed Store. RIP Ronny and fly high.

    Regenia Brumley
  9. *sending condolences to Ronny’s family especially his sweet mother Palma. So very sad for your loss and sending prayers for comfort and love to you Melissa smith

    Melissa smith
  10. Susan and Family… Our hearts hurt knowing that Ronny has passed. There’s a special place in Heaven for God’s Children that were raised well, worked hard and took care of family and friends. We’ll miss him dearly, hold many fond memories of the times we’ve shared and will be there for y’all in your time of need.

    Chuck & Billie Jo
  11. I’m so sorry for your loss! I’ve been a customer of Dickinson Feed for many years and
    Had many, many conversations with Ron and his father. I really felt like he was a friend! Prayers for the family!

    Yvette Brewer
  12. I am saddened to hear of Ronnie’s passing. He was a great friend. May God bless his soul and heal his family’s hearts. 🙏

    Larry A Jones
  13. My condolences. Praying for you and your family.

    Sheila Hawkins Olvera
  14. I just found out of Ron’s passing. My deepest condolences to family and friends and all who knew and loved Ron. Raymond, Tyler, and Susan are the three people I knew personally. I am offering any help needed that I am capable of doing for you. May his memory be a blessing.

    Barbara Chase

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