(ASHLAND)-Today, Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies had the honor along with Red River Parish Sheriff’s Deputies, Natchitoches Police, Natchitoches City Marshal’s Office, State Senator Louie Bernard, retired Sheriff Victor Jones and other law enforcement agencies to attend the funeral services of retired Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Ronnie Quick with family and friends at the Ashland Baptist Church in Ashland, La. according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Stuart Wright.
Deputy Quick worked 9 years as a part-time NPSO Reserve Deputy and later hired as a full-time deputy sheriff retiring with 23 years of law enforcement service to the citizens of Natchitoches Parish under the administrations of the late Sheriff Boyd Durr and Sheriff Victor Jones Jr.
Deputy Quick began his career working dispatch in the NPSO Communications Division, then transferred to the Patrol Division as a patrol deputy patrolling and answering calls for service in north Natchitoches Parish.
Ronnie would later advance and was promoted to the Criminal Investigations Division as a Criminal Investigator working homicide, robbery, burglary, missing persons and theft cases mostly in north Natchitoches Parish.
Deputy Quick became a certified latent fingerprint analysis technician and a member of the NPSO Search & Rescue Team.
Deputy Quick was always concerned about the safety of the citizens in his patrol sector of north Natchitoches Parish. He knew where every citizen lived in his area and often stopped by and checked on senior citizens.
He was well liked by his community and co-workers. After his retirement, he loved spending time with his family and friends, gardening, riding his tractor, hunting and singing at church.
In 2011, he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease which primarily affects your mobility and coordination. Ronnie never gave up. He continued to fight the disease and make every effort he could to provide for his family.
After the funeral service, NPSO Deputies provided a procession from the church to Ramah Cemetery in Ashland with law enforcement burial honors provided by the NPSO Honor Guard.
Natchitoches Parish Fire Protection District #9 flew the United States Flag at the church.
On behalf of the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office, we say farewell to and salute retired Deputy Ronnie Quick for his dedicated service to the citizens of Natchitoches Parish.
Deputy Quick is survived by his wife (Angel), two daughters (Bayli Quick and Valerie Paolini), three sons (Ryan Quick, Caleb Quick, Morgan Cole) and grandchildren.
We extend our condolences to Deputy Quick’s family and ask that you keep them in your thoughts and prayers during this time and the days to come.