Ronald Lee 'Ron' Cheek
Ronald Lee 'Ron' Cheek, 56, of
Nashville, Tennessee, died Monday evening, December 6, 2010.
He was born in Caldwell County, July 1, 1954, the son of the late Denver Lee Cheek and Mary Alice Phillips Cheek.
He grew up in Boone, attended Appalachian Elementary School and graduated from Watauga High School in 1972.
Ron was a gifted musician and played professionally his entire adult life.
He is survived by his daughter, Rayna Cheek and his son, Jonathan Cheek, both of Charlotte. He is also survived by brothers, Jerry Cheek and wife, Donna, of Boone, and Rick Cheek and wife, Debi, of Durham, Steven Cheek and wife, Sherry, of Tucson, Arizona; and several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday, January 15, 2011, at 4 p.m. at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Boone.