Ronald Edward Lively

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  • "Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of..."
    - Karen Bentley Callaway
  • "Rest in Peace, Ron, and know your legacy will live on..."
    - Sandy Duffy
  • "In loving memory of a wonderful man and father. Thank you..."
    - Jackie Lively Westbrooks
  • "Celebrating a life well lived. We will cherish the memories..."
    - Gary Morris
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Ronald Edward Lively, age 69, of Dawsonville, formerly of Kingsport, Tenn., passed away Aug. 5, 2010, with his loving family at his side, after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer. Ron was preceded in death by his parents, Dillard and Jeretta Lively.
Ron was a retired project manager with CD Mechanical of Demorest. He lived a productive and adventure-filled life. He was a builder of tall buildings in his professional life and built a beautiful mountain cabin for he and his devoted wife Marilyn. He was a lifelong lover of hunting and fishing and was a master of both, as well as an expert marksman. His other passion was following the University of Tennessee football and basketball teams. Ron was most comfortable deep in the forest and mountains of western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee. Ronald Lively will be remembered as a self-sufficient, hard-working and independent man.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Kearney Lively; daughter, Wendy and son-in-law Mark Bowery; daughter, Jacque and son-in-law Robert Riddle; son, Shane Lively; son, Clint and daughter-in-law Angela Lively; son, George and daughter-in-law Elizabeth Fraqulis; son, John Fraqulis and fiancée Amanda Ead; eight grandchildren; brother, Jerry L. Lively of Kingsport, Tenn.
The family will receive friends Sunday, Aug. 8, from 5-8 p.m. at McDonald and Son Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held Monday, Aug. 9, at 4 p.m. at McDonald and Son Chapel. Ron chose to be cremated with his ashes passed to his loved ones.
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Published in from Aug. 6 to Aug. 10, 2010