George “Ronnie” McLellan • February 14, 2020
George “Ronnie” McLellan, Sr.
On Friday, February 14, 2020, George “Ronnie” McLellan passed away at the age of 83 in Houston, TX where he resided for the last three years.
Ronnie was born on March 28, 1936 in Pensacola, FL to George B. McLellan and Zeola McLellan Walker. He retired from Monsanto in 1996 after a remarkable 40-year career earning 11 U.S. Patents in various aspects of chemistry, most notably a revolutionary patent for the first stain blocked carpet. He was an avid fisherman, hunter, golfer, and in later years took great pleasure in computer programming and his flight simulator. He hunted the mountains of Colorado, earned awards in Archery, took top prizes in Ling fishing, and in his teens and early twenties played the trumpet beginning in the Pensacola High School Band and later forming a band with his friends that traveled the southeast playing dance halls and arena’s. He was very proud of his 12-years coaching Brent Raiders Football and Dixie Youth Baseball and serving as President of the Pensacola Little league association.
Ronnie was preceded in death by his father and mother, his wife, Janice, daughter Mary Delores, and grandson, Zachary Tredway. He is survived by four children, Cynthia Tredway of Houston, TX, George R. McLellan, Jr. & wife Melissa of Long Beach, MS., Gregory McLellan & wife Paula of Pensacola, FL., Gary McLellan & Joseph Manzanales of Houston, TX. Five Grandchildren Allison Tredway, Hannah Tredway, Molly Rudisill & husband Spencer, George R. McLellan, III, and Sarah McLellan.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 21, 2020 at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home at 10 o’clock a.m. at 7433 Pine Forest Rd, Pensacola, FL.
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