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Chef Ronald Bernard Portley II

September 15, 1989 ~ May 11, 2022 (age 32)

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"Above all, love each other deeply because love covers a multitude of sin." I Peter 4:8

Ronald Bernard Portley II was born on September 15, 1989, in Longview, Texas to Ronald and Barbara Portley.

He attended Longview schools. His interest for culinary arts began while attending Longview High School. He graduated with LHS Class of 2008. Ronald received a certification in Culinary Arts/Chef Training from Kilgore College. 

Ronald became a member of Post Oak CME Church at an early age.

He received his insurance license and worked for a time with Primerica. Ronald worked as a hotel front desk clerk and assistant manager for several years before moving to Conroe, Texas and The Woodlands area in 2019.

Ronald enjoyed cooking, attending comic con expos, playing video games and watching movies.

Preceded in death by his maternal grandmother and grandfather Eula Mae Sebron and Sidney Sebron; paternal grandfather R.B. Portley; sister Leslie Portley and nephew Ka'Lon Cade.

Ronald leaves to cherish his memories his parents Ronald and Barbara Portley; sister Amanda Portley of The Colony; very special niece Sydney Makala Portley; nephews Dominique Cade of Dallas, Texas and Christian Portley; one great niece Mia Cade; great nephew Kalen Cade; paternal grandmother Mildred Portley; a special friend Aley Salgado and a host of other relatives and friends.

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 Service Program of Chef Ronald B. Portley, II


May 20, 2022

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Rosewood Memorial Funeral Home
401 N. 5th Street
Longview, TX 75601

Funeral Service
May 21, 2022

1:00 PM
Post Oak CME Church
FM 2906
Longview, TX 75603

May 21, 2022

Post Oak Union Cemetery
Hwy 149
Longview, TX 75603

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