Ronald Wooten, known as Ronnie Mon, was born in McKeesport Hospital on June 6, 1957, to the late Glearn Wooten and Charlotte Knight-Wooten-Jackson. Ronald departed this life on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at home.
He was a graduate of Duquesne Senior High School. He started his working career at the US Steel Mill and then he went on to work for 32 years at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. He had a love for softball and was very good at it. He was a member of various ball teams all over Pittsburgh area. He loved going to Walker’s pool room as a young boy to learn and play the game of pool, which he love. He became an expert pool player and taught the game to many.
He began his Christian walk at an early age. He was baptized by Pastor Charles W. Torrey at the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church. He later joined the Covent Church of Pittsburgh, under the leadership of Pastor Joseph L. Garlington. Ron was always ministering the word of God through scriptures to everyone that he came in contact with. He always had a kind and encouraging word. Ron had an infectious smile and laugh with most conversations. He always had a word for everyone from the streets of Duquesne to the hall of Children’s Hospital. If you got him started talking, he would give you knowledge from his life’s journey, current event of today and most of all sharing God’s word. He was a pillar member of his community.
Ronnie leaves to cherish his memory, his wife LaSonne King-Wooten; his sons Myselo King of Butler, Ronald Breeze King of Duquesne, Isaiah King of McKeesport, Tyronn King of Monroeville; daughters, Tenille Edwards of Delaware, Cori Kelly of West Palm Beach Fla., Aleesha Moore of Pittsburgh, Rhion Taylor of Penn Hills; Siblings: Charlene Lebeau of Pittsburgh/Arizona, Patricia A. Wooten-Battle of West Mifflin, Antwan Wooten of Indiana, George Little of McKeesport, John Poindexter of Rankin; proud grandfather of 27 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren, beloved 99 year old mother-in-law Elizabeth King, aunts, uncles and a host of other relatives and friends.
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