Ronnie Lee Leffew, 57, of Chattanooga, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2013. He was born Aug. 29, 1956 in Germany. He was preceded in death by his mother, Gladys Leffew. Ronnie was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. He enjoyed running in triathlons and marathons. Survivors include his brothers, Robert (Sandy) Leffew and Roy (Leisa) Leffew; nieces, Michelle Leffew (Anthony) Paolucci, Candace Leffew, Kristin Leffew and Amy Leffew (Gavin) Cox; great-nephews, A.J. Paolucci, and Braden Paolucci and great-niece , Madeline Austin; special friend, Cindy Hammontree and his dog, Xena. Funeral mass will be celebrated 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with Father Jim Vick officiating. The family will receive friends 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the Holy Family Hall at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com. Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 S. Moore Road, Chattanooga.