Ronald Ross Chalkley

October 02, 1956 - January 09, 2022


Obituary For Ronald Ross Chalkley

Ronald Ross Chalkley, 65, of Jacksonville, NC, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, January 9, 2022 after battling cancer. He was born on October 2, 1956, to the late Marion Hatcher and Lucille Rice Chalkley in Norfolk, VA. Surviving Ronnie are 2 sisters, Louise R. Chalkley of Durham, NC and Susan Newkirk of Pensacola Beach, FL; Nephew, Harry Ervin Newkirk IV; 2 nieces, Stephanie Nicole “Nikki” Levai and Christine “Christy” R. Newkirk and 5 great nieces and nephews.Ronnie was a very sweet, kind and gentle man that adored his family. He was loving and humble. He graduated from Jacksonville High School and went on to Coastal Carolina Community College where he earned an Associates Degree. Although, his career was in electronics, he was also very skilled at plumbing, carpentry and auto mechanics. Ronnie was so talented that if he walked into a jungle with 2 toothpicks and he would figure out how to build a shopping mall. Ronnie had been employed at Stereo World and Furniture Fair. He was an avid gardener and wine maker.It gives us peace knowing Ronnie is in heaven with his heavenly Father. He will be dearly missed, but in our hearts forever.Visitation will be held on Friday, January 14, 2022 from 5:00pm-6:00pm at Johnson Funeral Home, 2685 Henderson Drive, Jacksonville, NC 28546 followed by a funeral service at 6:00pm. A graveside committal service will be Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 1:00pm at Soule Cemetery, Hwy 264, Swanquarter, NC 27885.Arrangements are in the care of Johnson Funeral Home, Jacksonville Chapel.Please, share memories or condolences with the family by clicking the “Share-A-Memory” tab.

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  • 01/24/2023

    Thoughts and prayers for Ronnie's family. We shared lots of memories from Stereo World to beaches at Topsail Island. He knew how to fix anything he put his hands on. He was an awesome friend and had an awesome soul.

  • 01/14/2022

    The Lewis family, Kathy, Cindy, Beth, Steve & Peggy send deepest sympathy to Louise & Susan. We go way back (60's & 70's) when life was simple and can still connect today. God bless Ron. 😇. "Behind the door, there's peace I'm sure "

  • 01/12/2022

    Ronnie was the laid back, Stereo World all around good guy!! Rest easy Ronnie !! Prayers!'

  • 01/12/2022

    I have know Ronnie for so so long, you will be missed my friend, it will be a great sadness to not get your yearly Christmas card which I so looked forward to getting. Louise and Susan my heart is aching for you, I love you both dearly and please know that Ronnie will always be in my heart.

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