Graveside Funeral Services for Ronny Gale Argo, 75, of Norman will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 3, 2019 at Hillside Cemetery in Purcell. Services will be under the direction of the Wilson-Little Funeral Home in Purcell.
Mr. Argo passed away Sunday, April 28, 2019 at his residence.
Ronny was born January 2, 1944, in Hollis, Oklahoma. He was the younger of two children born to Alfred Dixon Argo Jr. and Mary Louise (Longley) Argo. Ronny grew up in Purcell and graduated from Purcell High School with the class of 1962.
During his senior year he was voted as Mr. School Spirit. He played football, basketball and baseball. His classmates remember him for his witty personality and his great sense of humor.
In 1964, he and several of his friends joined the U.S. Army and he proudly served his country for four years before being honorably discharged.
Ronny married the love of his life, Linda Kristine Green on September 15, 1988 in Purcell.
Ronny had numerous occupations prior to signing on at the GM plant in Oklahoma City in 1979. Ronny worked hard and became a committee man for the UAW Local #1999. He served wholeheartedly for his fellow workers until he retired in 2009.
Throughout his life, Ronny was an avid OU sports fan and more recently became an OKC Thunder fan. He had a great appreciation for music and collected historic amounts of albums, tapes and CD’s. He also was a movie buff and loved collecting photos of famous actors and singers. During football season, he loved to entertain friends at his home, for he was the life of the party. He will be greatly missed.
Ronny was preceded in death by his father, Alfred Argo Jr.; an infant son, Chance Gale Argo and a sister, Patsy Argo Jourdan.
He is survived by his mother, Mary Louise Argo of Purcell; his wife of 30 years, Linda Argo and his large extended family.
A special thanks to Valir Hospice and longtime friend Dr. Rick McCurdy. Memorials may be made to your favorite charity.
Online condolences may be made at wilsonlittle.com.