Ron O'Neil

Dec 30, 2013

1971 — 2013

CANTON — Ron Aaron “ Booger”  O’Neil, 42, passed away Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at his residence.

A native of Haywood County, he was a son of Willard Terry O’Neil and the late Allie Carol Carter O’Neil.  Ron was a graduate of Pisgah High School and loved playing the guitar.  He enjoyed art, animals, and spending time in the outdoors, especially fishing.

In addition to his father, he is survived by two sisters, Carol Lynn Burrell and her husband, Tim, and Terry O’Neil, all of Canton; one brother, Frank Allen O’Neil of Bryson City; and many other beloved extended family members.

A gathering to celebrate Ron’s life will be held at noon  Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Beaverdam Community Center, 1620 N. Canton Road,  Canton.  Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to one’s favorite charity.

For those who desire, an online memorial register is available at