Ronnie M. Comer, age 68, of Cameron died peacefully Thursday (March 24, 2016) at his residence, after a long battle with cancer.


Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Thursday, March 31st at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with full military honors. The Rev. Gregg Newton and The Rev. David Boroughs will be conducting the service. Burial will be at Cameron Cemetery.


A native of Moore County he was the son of the late Russell Dewey Comer and Rachel Smith Comer. He served in the US Army for 20 years including two tours in Vietnam and was a retired truck driver and heavy equipment operator. He served as District 16 Commander of the American Legion and was active in the local post 296 in Vass.


Ronnie loved his family, his country, his church and had many friends. He enjoyed family trips to Badin Lake, riding his motorcycle, and working in his garden.


He was preceded in death by: his grandson Joseph Harden.


Survivors include his wife, Vicki Marion Comer; two daughters, Beverly Heldt of San Antonio, TX and Amanda Comer of Aberdeen; two sons, Russell Comer & wife, Teena of Lobelia and Phillip Comer & wife, Kerri of Sanford; sister, Donna Comer of Cameron and brother Jerry Comer of Winston-Salem; grandchildren Jordan, Hannah and Elijah; and his mother-in-law "Mama Pansy" Teague.


The family will receive friends at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home from 6:00 - 8:00 PM Wednesday, March 30th, and other times at the home.


Memorials may be made to: American Legion Post 296, 2960 US HWY 1 Vass, NC 28394, or to Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, P.O. Box 386, Southern Pines, NC 28388.

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  1. Please accept our deepest sympathy. May those precious memories be foremost in your hearts and minds during this difficult time.

    Isaiah 25:8

  2. I will always remember Ronnie’s heart for the RAs at church. He poured his time, money, skills, talents and all of himself into raising up a future generation of Christian men like himself. I will always be grateful for his investment in our sons and all

  3. May God comfort each of you at this moment and in the many days ahead. I will be unable to be at the funeral, but will have you in my heart and in my prayers.

  4. Keeping all of the family uplifted in prayer. Praying for peace and comfort knowing that Ronnie is sitting at the feet of Jesus.

  5. We send our love and our prayers. Ronnie was one of the kindness men we have had the honor to know. May our Lord hold you close.

  6. Ronnie was funny, kind, sincere and one of a kind. He will be dearly missed. I am so sorry for your loss. I’ll continue to keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

    Melissa, Jeremy & Rylee Hurlocker <3

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