Ronald M. Veale

Published 11:09 am Monday, March 11, 2019

FRANKLIN — Ronald Michael Veale, 71, passed away on March 9, 2019, in his home surrounded by his family.

Ronald M. Veale

Ronnie was born in South Carolina and raised in Norfolk.

He was predeceased by his parents, Nolan and Mattie Veale; a brother, Nolan B. Veale Jr.; two sisters, Barbara Ann Argo and Joann Vessell; and a niece, Tina Varda.

Ronnie had been doing carpentry work since he was 14 years old with his father, and was a skilled craftsman with R.W. Tyler and Associates.

Left to cherish his memory are two sisters, Linda Varda and Hilda Doyle; a host of nieces and nephews and friends.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 14, in Wright Funeral Home with the Rev. James H. Hyatt Jr. officiating. The burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Norfolk.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home, and suggests that memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society.