Ronnie Rex Fesperman

February 23, 1946 ~ July 18, 2019 (age 73)


Ronnie Rex Fesperman, 73, of Salisbury passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019 at the Novant Health Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House.

Born in Rowan County on February 23, 1946, he was the son of the late Mildred Rex Fesperman and Richard G. Fesperman.

A veteran of the US Army, Ronnie worked as a Pipe Superintendent at Gamewell Mechanical. Ronnie was an avid hunter and loved to fish. He loved his children and grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Barbara J. Fleming and Peggy Sue Goodman; brothers, Clyde, Junior and Richard Fesperman.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Sharon Whitler Fesperman, whom he married on November 20, 1966; children, Stacy Webb (Mark) of Salisbury, Carla Perry of Salisbury and Ronnie Fesperman, Jr. (Whitney) of Troutman; sisters, Lou Gallimore (Paul) of Salisbury, Ella Mae Stewart of Mooresville, Sandra Jackson (John) of Faith, Brenda K. McSwain (Roger) of Wilmington, Margie Karriker of Mt. Ulla; grandchildren, Chase and Reese Webb, Haileigh, Hollifield, Jaxon Perry, Aidan, Liam and Macy Fesperman.

Visitation: 6:00-7:30 PM Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Landmark Church, 1910 Mooresville Rd., Salisbury, NC 28147.

Service: 1:00 PM Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Landmark Church, conducted by lifelong friend Don Hegler. Burial will follow at Salisbury National Cemetery, 501 Statesville Blvd., Salisbury, NC 28144. Military honors will be conducted by the Lyerly Volunteer Honor Guard.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 10 Glenlake Pkwy NE South Tower Suite 400, Atlanta, GA 30328 or Novant Health Rowan Hospice, 1229 Statesville Blvd., Salisbury, NC 28144.


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July 23, 2019

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Landmark Church
1910 Mooresville Road
Salisbury, NC 28147

Funeral Service
July 24, 2019

1:00 PM
Landmark Church
1910 Mooresville Road
Salisbury, NC 28147


Salisbury National Cemetery
501 Statesville Blvd.
Salisbury, North Carolina 28144

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