Obituary for Ronald Shields Kiker
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Ronald Shields Kiker

May 20, 1943 ~ January 11, 2018 (age 74)

Ronald Shields Kiker, 74 years of age, of Midland, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at his home.

Ronald was born May 20, 1943 in Cabarrus County to the late Mack Carl Kiker and the late Mary Alice Drake Kiker.  He was also preceded in death by sister, Margaret Alice Kiker; and brother, Freddie Joel Kiker.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Hartsell Funeral Home, 13575 Broadway Avenue, Midland. The funeral service officiated by Rev. Tom Gibbs and Rev. Gary Cox will be at 2:00 PM , Sunday, January 14, 2018 at First Baptist Church of Midland.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Survivors include wife of 51 years, Brenda Cox Kiker of Midland; sons, Rick (Dawn) Kiker and Mike (Maria) Kiker both of Midland, and Ronald (Patricia) Kiker, Jr. of Mt. Pleasant; daughter, Mary (Kenneth Cruse) Kiker of Concord; godson, Finley (Casandra) Oneal; goddaughters, Stephanie (Jimmy) Helms, and Sonya Hinson; stepmother, Jane Simpson; brothers, Johnny Mack (Patti) Kiker, and Bill (Paulette) Kiker; sister in law, Susan Kiker; stepsisters, Sheila Robinson, Gaynelle Starnes, and Rhonda Hopkins; eight grandchildren, Tiffany Webber, Kristi Glover, Jesse (Duke) Kiker, Justin Kiker, Chance Kiker, Heather Barnette, Steven Barnette, and Nicole Hinson; stepgrandchildren, Christian Smith, James Smith, and Kelly Long;  godgranddaughters, Chrissy Wallace, and Taryn Connor; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A special thanks to Hospice & Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, our special nurse, Melissa Fulton, and Amanda Cromer of the Southeast Radiation Oncology Group.

Memorials may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081 or First Baptist Church of Midland, 4720 Garmon Mill Rd., Midland, NC 28107.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Kiker family.

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