THOMSON, Ga. - Funeral services for Mr. Ronnie Dean Kisner, 61, of Thomson, and formerly of Indianola, Miss., Sarasota, Fla., and Queensbury, N.Y., were held at 11 a.m. Friday, August 31 at Boone-Card Funeral Home in Indianola, Miss.
He died Sunday, August 26, at North Mississippi Medical Center, Tupelo, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident on August 15 in Tupelo. Burial was in Indianola City Cemetery under the direction of Boone-Card Funeral Home, Indianola, Miss.
Mr. Kisner attended Mississippi State University and graduated from Delta State University with a degree in chemistry. He had a successful career as a polymer chemist and research manager. He began his career with Dow Chemical, worked at Astro Valcour in Glens Falls, NY, was Owner and President of Continental Plastics of Sarasota, Fla., and was currently employed by Amcor of Thomson. He held several patents in the polymer packaging field. He was highly respected by his associates, coworkers, and employees. He was devoted to his wife, children, parents, and extended family. He was reserved and always a gentleman, known for his quick wit and caring nature. He was an excellent chef and enjoyed cooking meals for large family gatherings. He liked fast cars and old Jeeps. He disliked cold weather. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife, Amy Nichols Kisner of Thomson; daughters, Michelle Kisner Culbertson and husband Greg of Drums, Pa., Niki Kisner Rouse and husband Jason of Pearland, Tex.; brother, Joseph Kisner and wife Dian of Largo, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Crystal, Andrea, Dean, Chase, Dylan, Brennan, and Tyler; one great-grandchild, Jennica; nephews, Joey and Erik Kisner; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Boone-Card Funeral Home, Indianola, was in charge of arrangements.