Charles Ronald "Ron" Boss, Sr., 82, of Salisbury, passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center in Salisbury.
He was born November 1, 1935 in Chattanooga, TN to the late Enos and Rena Crisp Boss. Ron was a 1954 graduate of City High School in Tennessee.
He was a member of Parkwood Baptist Church Concord, NC. Ron started preaching in 1957 and continued into the 1970's, Pastoring churches all over the southeast. In the late 1970's he started selling timeshares until retiring from Atlantic Tan Distributors in 2008.
Ron's passion was singing, he even made an album when he was younger.
In addition to his parents, Ron was preceded in death by his Brother, Don Boss, Brother, Doug Boss, Sister, Alva Gilley.
Ron is survived by his beloved wife of over 61 years, Carol Oliver Boss, whom he married April 1, 1956; sons, Charles Ronald "Ron" Boss Jr. and wife Angela of Salisbury, Edmond Keith Boss and wife Carrie of Salisbury, and Buddy Boss of Concord; daughters, Rhonda Gaulden and husband Larry of Salisbury, and Kristie Holshouser and husband Joshua of Rockwell; granddaughters, Kimberly, Kelly, Jessica, Jordan, Christian, Roni, Caitlin, and Jordis; grandsons, Justin, Daniel, Josh, Samuel, Connor, Bennett and Bryson; and 10 great grandchildren.
The memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, March 25, 2018, in the Emmanuel Baptist Church, Salisbury, NC, with Rev. Dale Kinnley, officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorials in memory of Ron may be made to The Gideons International Processing Center P.O. Box 97251 Washington, DC 20090-7251
Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care, is assisting the Boss family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
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