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Ronald Eugene Elliott

June 28, 1950 - October 15, 2020

Ronald Eugene Elliott at age 70 was promoted to glory on Wednesday, October 15, 2020 after a long, hard fought battle with his health. He was born on June 28, 1950, the son of the late Walter T. Elliot and Edith Bennett both of Polk County, NC.

He graduated from Polk Central High School and was a member of Lebanon…read more

Ronald Eugene Elliott at age 70 was promoted to glory on Wednesday, October 15, 2020 after a long, hard fought battle with his health. He was born on June 28, 1950, the son of the late Walter T. Elliot and Edith Bennett both of Polk County, NC.

He graduated from Polk Central High School and was a member of Lebanon Methodist Church, however, he attended Naples Baptist Church after his marriage. He worked in the the Textile Industry for 32 years.

He lived in Buncombe County for the last 17 years since marrying his wife, Lisa Lanning Elliott. She remained his primary caregiver, best friend and love of his life. They shared a steadfast, unconditional love for each other.

Ronald had a great sense of humor. He loved flowers, especially azaleas. He also enjoyed anything related to airplanes and flying. He loved watching old westerns and Andy Griffith. A man with deep devotion to friends and family, Ronald spent countless hours playing checkers and doing arts and crafts with his niece. Ronald was the oldest of his siblings and had an unwavering and unconditional love for his family.

He is survived by his wife Lisa Lanning Elliott of Arden, one daughter, Natalie Nicole Elliott of Marion, NC, sisters Brenda Ford and her husband Dean Ford, of Rutherfordton, NC and Mary McDaniel and her husband Doug McDaniel, of Dublin, VA. He is also survived by one brother, Walter Thomas Elliott, Jr. and his wife RoxAnne of Knoxville, TN. As well as many friends, Ronald is survived by many nieces and nephews who loved their Uncle Ronald so very much.

A memorial service will be held for the family at 2:00 pm Sunday, October 18, 2020 at Naples Baptist Church with the Reverend Richard Merck officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions in Ronald’s name be made to Naples Baptist Church 799 Rugby Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28791.

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center are in charge of the arrangements.

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