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Ronnie Mosteller

April 23, 1954 — August 9, 2023

Copperas Cove


Ronnie Mosteller, a beloved figure in his community, passed away on August 9, 2023, in Copperas Cove, Texas. Born on April 23, 1954, in Boone, North Carolina, Ronnie led a remarkable life that left an indelible mark on all who had the privilege of knowing him.

Ronnie's career was distinguished by his dedication to service. After retiring from the military as a First Sergeant with 22 and a half years of honorable service, he went on to work as a locksmith at Fort Hood Housing. His expertise and commitment were highly valued by his colleagues and those whom he served.

Throughout his military career, Ronnie achieved numerous accolades and awards. He graduated from the prestigious Sergeant Major Academy and was part of the United States Army Pershing Missile team. Ronnie undertook several tours in Germany and played an instrumental role in disarming the SS-20 missile in Russia as part of the Salt Treaty efforts.

Beyond his professional achievements, Ronnie was known for his warm and friendly personality. He had an extraordinary ability to connect with people from all walks of life, leaving an enduring impression on everyone he met. Ronnie's genuine kindness and unwavering positivity made him loved by all.

Outside of work, Ronnie had a couple of passions that brought him tremendous joy. Golf held a special place in his heart – he could often be found on the golf course perfecting his swing and enjoying friendly competition with friends. In addition to golf, Ronnie found solace in playing the guitar. Strumming melodies was not only a hobby but also a form of self-expression for him.

Ronnie's family was paramount to him throughout his life. He is survived by his loving spouse Jenny Sue Mosteller and their son Raymond Mercado.  Ronnie is also survived by a number of cherished family members, he was preceded in death by his father A.V. Mosteller, his mother Jessie Lee Mosteller.  Survivors include Agnes Andrews, his mother-in-law, Robert Mosteller (brother), Theresa Mosteller (sister-in-law), Patricia Robbins (sister), J.R. Robbins (brother-in-law), Vanessa Halling (sister), Joe Halling (brother-in-law), as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and grandchildren.

The celebration of Ronnie's life will be marked by two significant events. The first is a visitation on August 16, 2023, at Copperas Cove Location on 1614 S FM 116 in Copperas Cove, Texas. The visitation will begin at 5:00 PM and conclude at 7:00 PM. Friends, family, and well-wishers are invited to pay their respects and share their cherished memories of Ronnie during this time.

The second event is a graveside service that will take place on August 17, 2023. The service will commence at 10:00 AM at the location of 11463 TX-195 in Killeen, Texas. This solemn occasion will serve as an opportunity to bid farewell to Ronnie while celebrating the legacy he leaves behind.

Ronnie Mosteller will always be remembered for his unwavering dedication to his country, his remarkable skills as a locksmith, and his innate ability to bring joy into the lives of others. His warm-hearted nature, love for golf and music, and unwavering commitment to family and friends will forever live on in the hearts of those who were fortunate enough to have known him.

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Service Schedule

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Wednesday, August 16, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Graveside Service

Thursday, August 17, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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