Ronnie Lund (RBL) was born on October 17, 1952 and passed away on October 12, 2014 at Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. He was 61 years young.
Ronnie was born in Gainesville and attended P.K. Yonge High School.
Ronnie left behind his wife of 33 years Kathy Lund, his daughter Reba Renee Murray, 14 years old who he devoted his life to take care of, his sister Peggy Sue Jones Sternad of Trenton, Florida who he adored. He also left behind two sons, Russell Lund and Chris Lund, three grandsons, Russell Lund, Jr., Justin and Jesse James Lund, his father, William Lund (Bill), his sister Margaret Lacroix, two brothers Rick and Billy Lund, along with many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in passing by his mother Rowena M. Culbreth, his brother Bobby Lund, Aunt Gwen and his stepfather S.A. Culbreth.
A special poem by his daughter Reba:
“The reality is that we will grieve forever.
We will not get over the loss of a loved one.
We will learn to live with our loss.
We will heal and we will rebuild ourselves around the loss we have suffered.
We will be whole again, but never be the same.
Nor should we be the same.
Nor should we want to.”
Ronnie’s favorite songs are:
Dobie Gray’s “Drift Away”, Van Halen’s “Jump:”, and album titled “Out of Africa”
Please think of my incredibly Awesome husband and father Ronnie Bostwick Lund when you find yourselves listening to the radio and hear these songs.
Our Ronnie always gave much more than 100% of any and everything he did!!!!
He loves his family and friends. He will be forever remembered and loved in our hearts and souls.
We love you baby and you will always be ALIVE to us…….
LOVE YOU FOREVER
YOUR WIFE ME!!!!!
A celebration of Ronnie’s life and passing will be held later this month. I will have details for family and friends soon.
To all of Ronnie and Kathy’s Family,
I know what you all are going through I too have lost many people that I loved dearly and Ronnie being one of them! He was such a wonderful man and would always give you the shirt off his back if he thought you needed it. He and my Dad (Mike) were BEST FRIENDS! They are finally together again. I will miss Ronnie’s voice , smile and his jokes. He was a fighter in his last days here on earth but the Lord needed another Angel. My family and I will miss him so very much. You ALL are in our hearts and prayers. If you need anything let me know.
Brough, Mandie, Alexis and Corwin Allen
Kathy,I am sorry for the pain you must be going through, even now. I found out about Ronnie not too long ago…and I wanted you to know that I so did appreciate you and Ronnie and all you did for us when Russ was a baby…how you always treated me like one of the family. Just so you know, Russell is doing well and in the Air Force…look him up on FB, he is 21 now, and probably doesn’t remember all you guys did for us, but I sure do. My condolences, Ronnie was an awesome man with a big heart!