Mr. Ronald Terry Packer, 64, of Ocean Isle Beach, died Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at his home.
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Ron was born Oct. 22, 1949, in New Hanover County, and was the son of Leola Askew of Wilmington and the late Charles H. Packer. He retired from DuPont. He was a member of Full Life Fellowship Church in Ash. He enjoyed woodworking, riding his motorcycle and spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Vickie Anderson Packer; three sons, Charles "Joe" Packer and wife, Anna, Phillip Packer and wife, Joanne, and Roy Simmons and wife, Marie; three daughters, Amy Sause and husband, Ian, Tracy Varnum and husband, John, and Tina Gainey; a brother, Charles Mike Packer; two sisters, Ramona Calarco and husband, Steve, and Donna Askew; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at White Funeral Service Chapel in Shallotte with the Revs. Donnie Jones and Jason Kinlaw officiating. Burial followed in the Mintz Cemetery.
Pallbearers were David Bullard, Audie Lowrimore, Tommy Chase, Tommy McMillan, Ricky Strupe and Morris Bloodworth. Honorary pallbearers were Doug Avery and Dennis Marshall.
The family received friends Friday evening, June 13, at White Funeral Service in Shallotte.
You may offer online condolences at www.shallottefunerals.com.
White Funeral and Cremation Service, Shallotte 754-3333.
Published in The Brunswick Beacon from June 19 to June 25, 2014