Rev. Ronald David Lander, 75, of Siler City died Thursday, August 15, 2019 at Chatham Hospital, Inc., Siler City.
He is survived by his wife of 17 years: Janet Leigh (Jones) Lander, his children: Veronica Bailey Barbis, Lisa Brethen, Amy Glisson, Rachel Brewer and Jennifer Culberson, Jeremy David Lander and Scott Allen Lander, 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Ron was a loving and dediciated father and friend. His added family grew continously including many new folks as his family. He worked various jobs, including sales, being part of a race car pit crew, an electrial inspector for a small town in upstate NY, and owning his own heating and air conditioning business. His passion and purpose in life was sharing the Love of a merciful heavenly Father by being used of God to meet the needs of people throughout his community. He found the joy to do this by maintaining an unwavering faith in his Savior Jesus Christ and trusted the power and anointing of the Holy Spirit. When health allowed he volunteer as a Chaplin at both Randolph and Chatham Hospitals. He loved to lead Bible studies at the Senior Center and nursing homes.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, August 20, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City, NC. A Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 3:30 PM at the Siler City Church of God, 510 N. Fifth Ave., Siler City with Rev. Neal Kight officiating. Inurnment will follow in Chatham Memorial Park, Siler City. Memorials may be made to Faith In Love Church Ministries, 237 South Third Ave., Siler City, NC 27344. Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Lander family.
Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.