Ronnie Lee Barnette, 67, passed away at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center in Wilmington on Tuesday December 17, 2013 of Amyloidosis, a rare blood disease. He was born in Wake County son of the late Edith Ray Barnette and Ervin Barnette.Funeral services will be held 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon December 21, 2013 in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the New Light Baptist Church Cemetery.Ronnie is survived by his wife of 49 years, Marie Davis Barnette; daughters, Rebecca Avery and husband Barry of Creedmoor, Rhonda Satterfield and husband Ron of Hampstead, Marcia Blackley of Creedmoor; grandchildren, Justin Avery, Emily Satterfield, Nicholas Satterfield and Lacey Blackley; a brother, Sherman Barnette and wife Fay of Durham, sisters; Alice Hensley and husband John of Graham, Marie Mabe and husband Richard of Elizabethtown, family friend; Jane Tilley of Raleigh numerous nieces and nephews.