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Obituary for Ronald Odell Hassell Sr.
Ronald Odell Hassell, Sr.,73, of Edenton went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at his residence in Edenton surrounded by his loving family.
Born March 27, 1942 in Tyrrell County he was the son of the late Judy Odell Hassell and Dolly Dixon Hassell Carlisle. Ronald was a retired commercial fisherman who enjoyed woodworking and writing poems.
His family includes his wife of 54 years, Edna Etheridge Hassell of Edenton, N.C.; daughter, Melissa Hassell Surgeon and husband Chris of Windsor, N.C.; sons, Ronald Odell Hassell, Jr. and wife Elizabeth and Robert Allen Hassell both of Edenton, N.C.; sisters, Ruby H. Tynch and Shirley H. Ashley both of Edenton, N.C.; brother, Carol G. "Buster" Hassell of Hertford, N.C.; grandchildren, Kristy Smith, Lisa Wolf, Jessica Hassell, Scott Surgeon, Camryn Hassell and Jacob Surgeon; seven great grandchildren; three step-grandchildren and five step-great grandchildren.
Graveside service will be held Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Mount Hermon United Methodist Church Cemetery, Creswell with Pastor Charlie Asby officiating. Family will receive friends at the graveside following the service.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell.