Ronald Phillip Carlin
RONALD P. CARLIN (Ronnie) died June 16, 2016 at the age of 68. He was preceded in death by his parents, John M. Carlin, Jr. and Margaret F. Carlin and by his brothers, John M. Carlin III (Mickey) and James A. Carlin (Jimmy). He is survived by his wife, Julia and children, Dana Hooper (Jimmy) and Joshua Carlin (Landra) along with his grandchildren, Jessica Rooker (Todd), Micah Hooper, Jacob Carlin, Evan Carlin and Emmitt Cliett. He is also survived by his sister, Kathy Wright; his sister-in-law, Jackie Pias Carlin and nieces, Bevin Barber and Puacita DeCaires. Ronnie grew up in Wylam and attended Ensley High School He retired from the Birmingham Fire Department in 1993 after 21 years of service. He loved being outdoors hunting and fishing, as well as, Alabama football. Family and friends loved to hear his funny laugh and will recall how often he started his conversations pointing his finger and saying "In my personal opinion". His memorial service will be held Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. in the chapel of the Patterson-Forest Grove Funeral Home in Pleasant Grove, AL. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Exceptional Foundation, 1616 Oxmoor Road, Birmingham, AL 35209
My condolences to you and your family. May the God of all comfort remind you of His wonderful future and keep you strengthened. You and your family are in my prayers.
"I have been sleepless from grief. Strengthen me according to your word."-Psalm119:28; jw.org
John & Jennifer Smith
Our prays are with Josh Julia and Dana.
From John and Jennifer Smith