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Monogram Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Secretary 3, 4;
Basketball 1, 2, 3,4;
Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4;
Golf 3, 4; Latin Club 2, 3;
Honor Society 1.
Ambition: Coach or Executive.
March 2, 1947 - September 7, 2021
Ronald "Ron" Curtis McLarty, 74, passed from this life on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at his home in Abbeville, Mississippi.
Ron was born on March 2, 1947, in Memphis, Tennessee to the late Glen and Muzetta McLarty. Ron was known as a world traveler and adventurer. He had a long career in sports. He taught and coached at Germantown High School, he was a member of the chain crew for Shelby County School and was a football referee for the University of Mississippi. After his retirement, Ron took pleasure in tending to his farm. He was an avid hunter and cattleman. He was most at home when spending time outdoors.
Ron is survived by his wife, Paula Abernathy McLarty of Abbeville, MS; a sister, Glenda McLarty Rhea of Olive Branch, MS; two nephews, Chris Holland, and David Rhea; and two nieces Caitlyn Rhea and Drea Rhea.
A graveside service was held on Saturday, September 11, 2021, at 5:00 P.M. at Mt. Zion Church Cemetery in Oxford, Mississippi.
Expressions of sympathy or memorial contributions in Ron's name can be made to Encompass Health Hospice, 2714 West Oxford Loop, Suite 167, Oxford, MS, 38655.