Obituary for Ronny "Ron" Templeton Sr.
Mr. Ronny Andrew Templeton, Sr., 61, of 183 Independence Loop, died at his residence on Thursday, July 19, 2012, unexpectedly. He was born in Iredell County on January 9, 1951, and was the son of Lille Mae Kate Alexander Templeton and the late Robert Templeton. In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by three brothers, Ricky Templeton, Russell Templeton and Reginald Templeton and a sister, Regina Templeton.
He was a graduate of South Iredell High School and was employed for many years by Freight Liner as an Inspector.
In addition to his mother, Mrs. Templeton, he is survived by his fiancée, Deloris Odom of Newton; a son, Ronny Andrew Templeton, Jr. of Salisbury; two daughters, Daphne Diane (Waikene) Jordan of Gastonia and Patrece Danielle Templeton of Mocksville; two brothers, Robert (Prudy) Templeton and Raymond B. Templeton, both of Statesville; six grandchildren, Sabra Delivia Jordan, DeMarco Waikene Jordan, Ranajae Alisa Templeton, Heiress Alexa Jordan, Victor Waikene Jordan, and Keneen Idris Dobbins, six aunts, Margaret Hunter, Sadie Jones and Vivian Patterson, all of Charlotte, Mary Templeton of Statesville, Betty Alexander and Joanna Alexander, both of Dayton, Ohio; his best friend, Robert Turner of Statesville; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Celebration of Life Services will be conducted Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. at the Mary B. Bigham Memorial Chapel of Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home. Bishop Samuel Thomas will officiate and burial will follow in the Belmont Cemetery. Mr. Templeton will remain at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home where members of the family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m., but will assemble at the residence at other times.
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