Ronald L. Hooks, 76, went to be with the Lord Oct. 1, 2022, at his home. He was born Sept. 20, 1946. Ronnie was a member of Second Baptist Church of Clinton. He retired from the Department of Energy in Oak Ridge. Ronnie was preceded in death by his father and mother, Elmer L. and Nancy Hooks. He is survived by: Wife, Martha Hooks; son, Bryan Hooks (Kimberly); grandchildren, Reese and Raegan Hooks; brother, Donnie Hooks (Dora); sisters, Patsy McConkey, Judy McKenney, Helen Fowler. Ronnie had a wonderful caregiver, Pat White, who gave him loving care. The family wishes to thank Amedisys Hospice for their love and care. The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home with funeral service to follow at 7 p.m. with Dr. Michael Thompson officiating. Holley Gamble Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements