Ronald D. Gilchrist


    Ronald D. Gilchrist, 82, of Florence, AL, passed away April 18, 2020. He was a home builder in the Shoals area for over 60 years. His passion was his farm and cows in Wayne County, Tennessee.

    A private graveside service will be held with Wesley Ayers officiating.

   Mr. Gilchrist was preceded in death by his parents, William and Addie Gilchrist; first wife, Jean Arnett Gilchrist; and second wife, Charlene Gilchrist; brothers, J.W. Gilchrist and Kevil Gilchrist.

    He is survived by his sons, Steve Gilchrist and Wesley Threet (Jennifer); daughters, Tammy Abston (Shannon), and Natalie Threet all of Florence; brother, Leon Gilchrist (Faye); sisters, Lois Wright, and Opal Allman; grandchildren, Zach Gamble, Trace Threet, Jerrod Threet, Courtney Abston, and Garret Threet; and one great-granddaughter, Abrie Gamble.

    He was a loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

    An online guest book may be signed at