Ronald E. Averette (HMCS USN Ret.)

October 9, 1939 ~ July 15, 2022 (age 82)

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Florence, SC


Ronald E. Averette (HMCS USN Ret.) passed away, July 15, 2022, at McLeod Regional Medical Center. He was 82 years old.

Ronald was born in Rowland, NC on October 9, 1939 to the late William Hart and Cora Lee Smith Averette. He was a member of Florence Baptist Temple and also attended the Filipino Christian Community Church.  He was a 25-year service man of the United States Navy, where he served in the Vietnam War. He later became an Addiction Counselor working 15 years at Bruce Hall.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Jocelyn Banas Averette ; sons, Gary F. Averette and wife Angela and Cris Averette and wife Sarah Beth all of Florence; grandchildren, Gary Averette, Jr. and wife Renee, Emily Fennewald and husband Taylor, Mason Averette, Tori Averette, and Campbell Averette.

He was preceded in death by his parents listed above and brothers, Gilbert Averette, Billy Averette, and Van Averette.

The family will hold a visitation on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, from 4:30pm-6:00pm at Filipino Christian Community Church, 1335 Golf Terrace Blvd., Florence, SC 29501.

A memorial service will be held at 10 AM Thursday, July 21st at Florence National Cemetery in Florence S.C..

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July 20, 2022

4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Filipino Christian Community Church
1335 Golf Terrace Blvd.
Florence, SC 29501

Memorial Service
July 21, 2022

10:00 AM
Florence National Cemetery
1001 Stockade Drive
Florence, SC 29506

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