Ronnie Ray Maresh went to be with our Lord and Savior on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020. He was born Sept. 2, 1949, to Gladys and Emil Maresh Jr. of Needville.
Ronnie graduated from Needville High School – Class of ’68. Drive, determination and a zest for knowledge, lead him to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in technology with concentration in electrical technology from the University of Houston in 1978. After marrying the love of his life, Dorothy Marie Siska, on Aug. 31,1991, they blended their five children into one big family. They shared nearly 29 years of wedded bliss together. After 42 years of service, he retired from HL&P/CenterPoint Energy. He spent his retirement traveling with his wife, helping his children with projects, and teaching his grandchildren new skills. His dedication, passion and love for his family was endless.
He was a life member of the Fort Bend County Fair and co-chairman of the Student Fun Day. He belonged to the SPJST and was a member of Immanuel Evangelical Church in Needville and Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Richmond.
Ronnie was preceded in death by his parents Emil Maresh Jr. and Gladys Graeber Maresh. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Maresh, and their five children, Jennifer Maresh Richardson (Matthew), Jonathan Maresh (Alana), Jessica Rainosek Rault (Mark), Lisa Rainosek Slavinski (Kevin), and Jeffrey Rainosek (Ashley); along with 11 grandchildren, Raven, Taylor, Warner, Spencer, Slade, Jackson, Jacob, Aligayle, Samantha, Madeline, Kresston; extended step-grandchildren; and his 11 brothers and sisters, Keith Maresh, Carolyn Strain, Cynthia Herrin, Milana Benton, Larry Maresh, Sandra Zacek, Bonnie Sue Maresh, Chris Maresh, Connie Hesse, Terry Drake, and Kem Maresh along with their spouses and children.
Visitation will be held at Davis-Greenlawn on Thursday, Aug. 27 from 5-8 p.m. Rosary to begin at 7 p.m. Friday funeral services will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Richmond at 10 a.m. Graveside service following at Davis-Greenlawn. Please wear your mask and practice social distancing. In lieu of flowers, the family would like contributions to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Immanuel Evangelical Church, or the American Cancer Society.
Tributes and words of condolence may be left for the family at www.davisgreenlawnfh.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Home, 3900 B.F. Terry Blvd., Rosenberg; 281-341-8800.