Ronald Samuel Everton of North Attleboro, passed away surrounded by his family on Saturday, September 4, 2021 at 85 years of age. Son of the late Samuel Everton and Louise (LaCombe) Everton. Beloved husband of June (Mayer) Everton of North Attleboro. Loving father of Erik Everton and his wife Lisa of North Attleboro; Tanya Erban and her husband Ken of North Attleboro. Cherished grandfather to Marylynn Weeman and her husband Christian Weeman of Cumberland, RI, Erik Everton Jr. of Hopkinton, MA and Matthew Everton of North Attleboro. Ron also leaves behind his siblings Jean Holiday-Harvey of California, Betty Lou Everton-Perkoski of Florida and Tim Everton of California along with several nieces and nephews.
Ron was born and raised on Smith Street in North Attleboro, MA. He was a graduate of North Attleboro High School Class of 1955. He joined the United States Marine Corps right out of high school and was honorably discharged in 1959 earning the rank of Corporal. Ron graduated from Camp LeJeune and was stationed in Philadelphia, PA. He was very proud of his military service. He married his high school sweetheart once he returned to North Attleboro and built his own brick house with the help of other family members. Ron and June were happily married for 62 years. He became a mason and went on to run his own business. In 1975, he became a masonry instructor at Cape Cod Regional Technical School in Harwich, MA. After one year, he landed a masonry instructor job much closer to home at Tri-County Regional Technical School in Franklin, MA and taught there for 20 plus years.
Ron loved his grandchildren dearly and went to all of their events. He loved to golf, paint, draw sketches and play the harmonica along with vacation internationally with June. He was a deacon at First Baptist Church in North Attleboro and had the best kept lawn on Reservoir Street. Ron was a Junior Football and Little League coach and mentored hundreds of students who still hold him in high regard to this day.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visitation on Friday, September 10, 2021 from 5-8 PM at Sperry McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro. Funeral service will be at First Baptist Church in North Attleboro Saturday, September 11 at 11 AM followed immediately by burial with military honors at the North Purchase Cemetery (next to the Evangelical Covenant Church – 841 North Main St) in Attleboro, MA
In lieu of flowers, donations in Ron's name, may be made to either the Parkinson's Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131 or the First Baptist Church of North Attleboro.