Ronald Dean Vakoc, age 85, of Hendersonville, North Carolina, passed away on Sunday, April 30, 2023, at Life Care Center of Hendersonville. A native of Medford, Oregon, born on March 23, 1938, he was the son of the late Lucille Scow.
In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his wife, Norma Vakoc, who passed away on October 24, 2022; and one daughter, Diane Heatherly.
An avid golfer, Ronald was part owner of F&R Auto in Hendersonville, and after 40 years, he retired in 2020.
Ronald is survived by three sons, Fred Vakoc (Vicki), Rod Vakoc (Tammy) and Brad Vakoc; and eight grandchildren, Tonya Reeves (Seth), Holly Tramil (Chris), Andrea Scott, Jennifer Ward (Jeff), Rodney Vakoc, Chris Vakoc (Lacie), Bradley Vakoc (Rayná), Victoria Vakoc and several great- grandchildren.
Entombment will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hendersonville.