Ronald Wakefield, 73, of Orlinda, TN., passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at home under the care of Comfort Care Hospice.
Born to a farming family in Jamestown, NY, he was a master craftsman, noted for his furniture making and woodworking skills, as well as an entrepreneur in home building and remodeling, sales and computers. He is remembered for his great love of animals, music and cars. In his youth, he played the tenor sax, clarinet and piano, including stints in local big bands.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Carol Wakefield, brother, Douglas (Bonnie) Wakefield of Columbia, MO, daughter, Rebecca(Diego) Wakefield of Miami, FL, son Spencer (Natasha) Wakefield of Gallatin, TN, and grandchildren Gabriella, Isabella, Sofia and Marcos.
The family will have a Celebration of Life at a later date due to Covid-19 restrictions. TLC Mortuary Services of Greenbrier has been entrusted with his care.