Ronald Barnette Kellar (Ron)
Last updated 3/24/2021 at 5:02pm
Ronald Barnette Kellar, 81, died March 18, 2021, at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington, W.Va., after a period of declining health.
A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Paul and Lois Barnette Kellar. A brother, Ted, also preceded him in death.
He graduated from Brevard High School in 1957, where he played clarinet in the band. After his graduation from Mars Hill College, he proudly served in the United States Navy.
Following his time aboard the USS Vogelgesang in the Mediterranean and South Atlantic, he received an honorable discharge and began his wo...