Ronnie Vidrine

Published 2:21 pm Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Ronnie Vidrine, 85, of Nederland, passed away Monday, June 18, 2018. Ronnie was born September 17, 1932 in Port Arthur to the late, Louis Vidrine and Mildred Hanna Vidrine. Ronnie was retired from Texaco Refinery in Port Arthur as operation supervisor with 39 years of service.

Ronnie is survived by his sons, Mike Vidrine and his wife Cathy of Port Neches, and David Vidrine and his wife Jil of Nederland; his daughter, Paula Watson of The Woodlands; six grandchildren, Brandon, Kara, Tyler, Jude, Reid, and Kelli; also five great grandchildren, and his sister, Mary Meaux of Port Arthur; and his special friend, Shirley Willet. He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Beverly Theresa Vidrine; and his brother, Al Vidrine.

A gathering of the family and friends will be Wednesday, June 20, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a rosary to be recited at 6:30 p.m. by Deacon Ivan Watson at Melancon’s Funeral Home in Nederland. Graveside services for Ronnie will 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Groves with Msgr. Dan Malain officiating.

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The family would like to express special thanks to the staff of Collier Park and Forever Home for the loving care they gave our Dad.