Ronald E. Cuthbertson
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CHARLOTTE - Ronald Ernest "Ronnie" Cuthbertson, 75, died Sunday, Nov.13, 2011 at CMC-NorthEast, Concord.
Born Sept. 26, 1936 in Mecklenburg County, he was the oldest son of the late Ernest Bradley Cuthbertson and Stella Mae Belk Cuthbertson.
Ronnie was employed with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools System in maintenance for 28 years. He also served four years in the United States Air Force. Ronnie was known by many to enjoy racing and all types of military movies. He had a special place in his heart for his pets and spending quality time with his family.
He is also preceded in death by a step-son, Albert Lee Cress.
Survivors include his wife of 11 years, Shelby Jean Cuthbertson; two daughters, Melissa Stanley of Rock Hill, S.C. and Shelia Cuthbertson of Lancaster, S.C.; step-children, Debra Evans of Pelham, Wayne Cress of China Grove, and Beverly Burton of Kannapolis; two brothers, Ted Cuthbertson of New Jersey and Wayne Cuthbertson of Charlotte; five grandchildren; nine step-grandchildren; and three step-great grandchildren.
Service & Visitation: A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011 at Whitley's Funeral Home Main Chapel, Kannapolis, officiated by Rev. Gene Edwards. Inurnment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park, China Grove, with military rites conducted by the Rowan County Veterans Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 12:30-2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home prior to the service.
Memorials: May be made to Jeff Gordon Childrens' Foundation, 920 Church Street North, Concord, NC 28025.
On-line condolences may be left at www.whitleysfuneralhome.com.
Published in Salisbury Post on Nov. 14, 2011