RONALD HARVEY “BUDDY” ANDREWS
Ronald Harvey Andrews, 74, of Hearne, Texas passed away Thursday, August 27, 2020, at his home, surrounded by his family after a battle with cancer. Buddy, as he was known to family and friends, was born April 10, 1946, in Hearne Texas to Ellis and Irene Andrews.
Buddy proudly served in the US Navy aboard the USS Ranger during the Vietnam War.
He then went on to work for both Southern and Union Pacific Railroads for 39 years, until his retirement in 2006.
He was an outdoor enthusiast who had a love for hunting. He also enjoyed meeting with his closest friends regularly for coffee and fellowship.
Buddy leaves behind to cherish his memories, his daughter Becky Reynolds and husband Brad of Meridian MS; sons, Ricky Andrews of Hearne TX; and Kelly Richey and wife Rachel of Anahuac TX.
Grandchildren, Jordan Richey of Houston TX; Justin Richey and Kailee Richey both of Anahuac, TX.
He is also survived by his brother Alfred Andrews of Stockton TX; Margaret Quinn of Franklin TX; Mary Adams and husband Andy of Granger TX; and Ramona Miranda of Laredo TX.
He also leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Buddy was preceded in death by his parents, Ellis and Irene Andrews, and his baby brother, Roger Andrews.
There will be a small service (due to Covid-19 restrictions) for family and close friends on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at Memorial Funeral Home in Hearne. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society in honor of Buddy.