Funeral services for Mr. Ronald B. Hightower will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, April 5, 2018 in the Chapel of Gallagher Funeral Home in Ball, Louisiana, with Scott Lemmons and Bubba Kirkland officiating. There will be a private burial the following day on Friday April 6, 2018 under the direction of Gallagher Funeral Home and Crematory.
Mr. Hightower, age 75, of Ball, Louisiana, entered eternal rest on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria, surrounded by his loving family.
Mr. Ronald was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He was a hard worker and worked for most of his life as a diesel mechanic. He will forever be missed by those that loved and knew him.
Mr. Hightower is preceded in death by his parents, Bernard and Zelma Hightower; and son, Christopher Hightower.
He is survived by his loving wife, Janie Smedley Hightower; son, Kevin Hightower (Sandy) of Natchez, Louisiana; daughter-in-law, Angela Hightower of Pineville; grandchildren, Brittany Allen, Christopher Hightower, II, Brandon Hightower, and Reagan Morales; great-grandchild, Rayce Allen; sister, Susan Gauthier (Wayne) of Kolin; and brother, Jerry Hightower (Susan) of Baton Rouge.
Friends are welcome to visit the funeral home on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. until the time of service.