Mr. Ronald Elmer Fore, better known as "Ron," of Jefferson passed away Wednesday evening, April 16, 2014, at Forsyth Medical Center.
Mr. Fore was born in Elkhart, Ind., on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 1949.
He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam Conflict. He had lived in Ashe County for over 30 years. He worked at Ashley Ambulance Service, and was also a dispatcher for the Ashe County Sheriff's Department, and Lansing Fire Department. He was also a member of the Helton Ambulance Service. He was a loving husband, son and brother and will be missed by all.
He is survived by his wife of 20 years of marriage, Kathy Harry Fore; his parents, Bill and Doreen Fore of New Bern; a sister, Janice Fore, of Sarasota, Fla.; a special niece, Irelynd McClanahan; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Boone Family Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. John Elledge and Speaker Jim Hartley officiating.
The family will receive friends from noon-2 p.m. on Saturday, two hours prior to the memorial service.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: Helton Ambulance Service, c/o Denver Caudill, 1170 Parsons Hill Road, Lansing, NC 28643.
You may give the family your condolences at our website www.boonefuneralhome.com.
Boone Family Funeral Home of West Jefferson is in charge of these arrangements.