Ronald Emil “Doc” Angelici


1937 – 2021

Ronald Emil “Doc” Angelici, DDS left this world in peace on September 21, 2021 in Memphis, Tenn.

He was born to Amedeo and Emily Angelici on November 2, 1937 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He received a degree in dentistry from UT Dental College, Memphis. HE chose Collierville, Tenn. to start his practice in 1966, and was one of only two dentists at the time. He took great pride in his dentistry and his patients. He practiced in Collierville for 50 years until his retirement, and considered Collierville his hometown. After his retirement he enjoyed his horses, bird dogs, traveling and watching old westerns.

He was an avid Notre Dame Football fan. He loved listening to Frank Sinatra and spending time with his family. One of his favorite sayings was “hooray for our side!” He was a kind, honest and hardworking man, always thinking of others before himself and he will be greatly missed. 

He is survived by his wife, Diana Bertasi Angelici of Collierville, his daughter Gina Angelici-Davis, his brother Richard Angelici, his sister Theresa Angelici, his grandchildren Garrett and Savannah Angelici, Julianna and Alexis Davis. Also, his nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Preceded in Death are his mother and father Amedeo and Emily Angelici, his sisters Betty Hargis and Gemma Brooks, his brother Anthony Angelici. Also, his son Dominic Angelici and the mother of his children Barbara Angelici.

A memorial mass was held Tuesday, October 5 in his honor at St. Francis of Assisi, Cordova, Tenn., where he was a parishioner.

In memory of Ron, you can make a donation to the Catholic Diocese of Memphis or to a charity of your choice.