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Ronald Scott Phinney, 57, of Coahoma died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept.13, 2013, at Myers & Smith Chapel.
He was born Jan. 24, 1956, in Howard County to Joy Jane and Clovis Phinney Jr. He graduated from Coahoma High School in 1974. He married Shelly Carter on Feb. 22, 1975. He lived in Crane, moving back to Coahoma in 1991. He graduated from Angelo State University in 1997 with a bachelor of science degree in physics. He had retired from Chevron and had also worked at Fibercom, before retiring due to health reasons. He enjoyed reading, research, drawing and painting. His son Lucas was his pride and joy.
He is survived by one son, Dr. Lucas Phinney; his mother, Janie Phinney; one sister, LuSara Briley; one brother, Faron Phinney; nephews, Landon Wegner, Kyland Wegner and Grayson Wagner; and nieces, Holly Phinney and Valerie Briley.
He was preceded in death by his father, Clovis Phinney Jr.; and grandparents, Leroy and Amy Echols and Clovis Sr. and Annie Phinney.
The family suggests memorials to your favorite charity.
Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com