Ronnie Ray (“Bunny” “Grandpa Daddy”) Robison, Sr., of Amarillo, TX passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 10, 2021, after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Ronnie was born in Tucumcari, NM on December 11, 1950, to Arthur B (Barney) Robison and Delberta (Rocky) Stacy Robison. Ronnie spent his younger years living in Dalhart, TX with his uncle, Lawrence Wilkerson, where he “cowboyed” with A.T. Bridgeman at the Railroad Stockyard. In 1962 he moved back to New Mexico to be with his mother and graduated from Los Lunas High School in 1968.
In 1971, Ronnie married Theresa Dibble. He worked in the Oil Field Industry for many years, all across the U.S. and South America. Eventually, Ronnie found his way back to Dalhart and worked for Tri County Equipment and Gustin Equipment.
Ronnie was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Bud Robison; brother-in-law, Frank Shephard; stepfather, Buzz Rutherford and Theresa Robison.
He is survived by his sons, Ronnie Ray Robison, Jr (Linda); Michael Robison (Jennifer); Jeremy Robison (Millie); sisters, Carol Ann Colquitt (John O.); Retta (Cookie) Shephard; brothers, Robbie Robison (Cindy) and Scooter Rutherford (Donna); grandchildren, Ryan (Katherine); Christopher; and Ruthanne; great-grandchildren, Theresa and Ryan Robison, Jr.
A family memorial service will take place at a later date.