Ronald TomberlinFebruary 6, 1943 ~ April 2, 2017 (age 74)
Ronald Tomberlin, 74, of the Micaville Community, passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017 at his home. Born in Yancey County on 6 February, 1943, he was the son of the late Oval and Pauline English Tomberlin. and the step-son of Henrietta Rhoden Tomberlin of Burnsville. Ronald was a member of Micaville Presbyterian Church and Sunday School Superintendent. He was a US Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam Era and retired from Coats America, formerly American Thread, and the NC Dept. of Correction.
Surviving are his wife of 51 years: Mary Louise Johnson Tomberlin of the home; a daughter: Sherry Tomberlin of Marion; a sister: Scarlett Tomberlin Bradley; nephew: Tony Bradley of Arden, and a special cousin: Gwen Tomberlin Minton and husband, Tommy of Millers Creek. Several other cousins and half brothers and sisters also survive.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held 2PM Sunday, May 7, 2017, in the Micaville Presbyterian Church, with military honors by the Sgt. E. L. Randolph Chapter 57 D.A.V., of which he was a member. Private burial will be in the Swiss Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Micaville Presbyterian Church, 587 Micaville Loop, Burnsville, NC 28714.