Crotty, 77, passed away 15 Jan 16 in Dallas. Ronnie was born May 5.1938 in Herndon, WV to the late Howard Richard Crotty and Thelma L. Patterson Crotty. He was a retired U.S. Army helicopter pilot, serving two tours in Vietnam. Crotty flew air ambulance helicopters at Fort Hood, TX 1980-1985 and was a member of the DUSTOFF Association. He was an active member of the Military Order of the Purple Cross and Benbrook VFW. Ronnie was a graduate of UNT.