Ronald "Ronnie" Wayne McElveen

July 11, 1972 ~ May 22, 2021 (age 48)



Mr. Ronald “Ronnie” Wayne McElveen, age 48, passed away at home early morning, Saturday, May 22, 2021.

Born in Darlington County, SC on July 11, 1972 to Pat Thompson Starnes and Donald Leslie McElveen, Sr. He worked in construction with PPM. Ronnie enjoyed spending special times with family and friends, fishing, hunting, watching Clemson Football, playing pool, and watching racing.

Ronnie is survived by his; parents, Pat (Jerry) Starnes of Bennettsville and Donnie (Terri) McElveen of Darlington; brothers, Lee (Carol) McElveen of Bennettsville, Justin McElveen of Darlington, and Kyle (Leigh) McElveen of Timmonsville; numerous nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles; special friends, Beth Rhanor and Derrick Dines; fury companion, Zoe

Ronnie was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Charles and Elizabeth Thompson of Bennettsville and paternal grandparents, Jim and Juanita McElveen of Hartsville and Ralph and Sarah Starnes of Bennettsville.

A funeral service will be held 2pm, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at Burroughs Funeral Home, with burial at Sunset Memorial Park. A visitation will be from 6-8 pm, Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at Burroughs Funeral Home.

Memorial may be made to the American Diabetes Association,

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May 25, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Burroughs Funeral Home
688 Beauty Spot Road East
Bennettsville, South Carolina 29512

Funeral Service
May 26, 2021

2:00 PM
Burroughs Funeral Home
688 Beauty Spot Road East
Bennettsville, South Carolina 29512

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