Last updated 12/30/2020 at 5:13pm
Ron Gurtler passed away Dec. 26, 2020, in Asheville.
He was born in Goose Creek, Texas, in 1946, and went on to live in seven states and two foreign countries.
From Cheshire Academy Prep School, he went to Tulane University, where he obtained a degree in law. Fresh out of law school, where he was a member of ROTC, he served as an intelligence officer in the United States Air Force. Once back in civilian life, he practiced real estate law for a brief period, then went into business primarily in the oil service industry, where he had the opportunity to travel to and live in places such as...