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In Loving Memory

Drennen, Jr. Ronald Eugene “Ronnie” “Cooter”

Ronald Eugene Drennen, Jr, nicknames Ronnie and Cooter, 41yrs old June 17th, 2022 at Mercy South Hospital. Husband of Julia Drennen (Yount), they share 19 yrs 6 months together.

Son of Ronald Eugene Drennen, Sr and Barbara Kay Drennen (Newton), born in St. Louis, Mo February 21st 1981 Grandview High School, earned: a Diploma, Certificate in Metal Fabrication

*Marine Corp education, earned: Sgt Non-Resident Program, Basic Automotive Mechanic,  Marine Combat Training, Recruit Training *Vatterott, earned a HVAC Certificate


Marine Corps (2002-2006) Combat Veteran 2 tours, earned: Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal; Combat Action Ribbon: Iraq; Iraq Campaign Medal: Iraq; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Sea Service Deployment Ribbon(2); Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal: Iraq; National Defense Service Medal; Presidential Unit Citation, Certificate of Commendation(3); Letter of Appreciation(4); Letter of Commendation; Meritorious Mast; Rifle Marksmanship Badge; Certificate of Appreciation; Member participated in Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom

Ronnie is a Family man 1st, President of UAMA (Union Alliance Motorcycle Association(one of the 1st 7 Original Local 5)), volunteer member of Focus Marine, member of VFW Cedar Hill, and a Transplant Organ Donor that is continuing giving. He has a very loving big heart and would drop everything to help another person, no matter what they needed he’d be there. To know him is to call him a friend and loved by many. He enjoyed spending time with his family, riding motorcycles, as well as working on anything that had a motor (especially motorcycles). He called his home garage COOTER’s Cycle Shack and would drop everything to go pick up a bike in need; he was damn good at it!

Ronald is survived by his: wife Julia Drennen (Yount) Hillsboro Missouri; Children: daughter Faith Marie Drennen Redford Missouri, son Aaron Michael Drennen House Springs Missouri, son Kody Sebastian Drennen Hillsboro Missouri; Grandchild: Kayleigh Aspenwall; Siblings: sister Barb’Bobbi’ (Chris) Drennen-Walgren House Springs Missouri, sister Rhonda (David) Drennen-Hobbs House Springs Missouri, sister Nita Eggers Robertsville Missouri, brother Rodney (Kristie) Galey High Ridge Missouri, brother/Marine brother Aaron (Nancy) Galey Edmond Oklahoma, Marine brother Matt Cooper Hillsboro Missouri; Nieces & Nephews: niece Samantha (Kyle) Eggers-Pizzo, niece Kalie (Brandon) Hobbs-Threadgill, niece Ryann Walgren, nephew Drennen C Walgren, niece Kaylin Galey, niece Kylie Galey, niece Courtney Galey, niece Bailey Galey; Great Niece and Nephew: Kinley Threadgill, Easton Threadgill

In Lieu of Flowers, the family request donations made to Focus Marines https://focusmarines.org/  ( P.O. Box 476, Ballwin, MO 63022) in his honor, &/ Memorial Donations GoFundMe https://gofund.me/f0080fb3

Funeral Service: Kutis 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd St. Louis, Mo 63129, Viewing June 30th 5-8p, Services July 1st Noon, then procession to Jefferson Barracks; ALL Motorcycle Bikes welcome to ride.


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