Ronnie Lee Flowers

ronnie flowers

February 27, 1957 ~ June 5, 2024

Born in: Asheville, North Carolina
Resided in: Candler, North Carolina

Mr. Ronnie Lee Flowers, son of the late Clyde and Delila Flowers was born February 17, 1957 in Asheville, NC. He attended the Asheville public school system until he finished high school at Lee Edwards High.

Ronnie was a devout Christian who in his early years attended Oak Grove Baptist church in Brevard, NC. For much of his life he was a professional painter serving the western North Carolina community. He was married to Susan Diane Flowers in July of 1987 and would lead to the birth of their two sons.

Above all else, Ronnie was a family man, and devoted husband. Family was his priority, and he was an anchor for all that he loved. He was an avid motorcycle enthusiast who often would ride in charity events; such as Toys For Tots. He always went above and beyond for the holiday season and more often than not would have more Christmas decorations than a house could hold.

His life was a testament to what it meant to be tough, through many illnesses and extended hospital stays he triumphed and gave those he loved an extra twenty more years than what was expected. Surviving a major stroke, a broken neck, a heart attack, pancreatitis induced a nearly two-month coma, and the recent sepsis that he overcame earlier this year. He was a warrior with a heart even bigger than his own resolve. All that knew him will be blessed for many years to come holding close to all the happy memories shared.

His legacy is survived by his wife Susan Flowers, his sons Ronnie and Joshua Flowers, his grandchildren Christian, Leyton, Raelyn, and Ezekiel Flowers. His siblings Clyde Flowers, Darlene Largent, and Donna Lusk.

There will be a private celebration of life held on Sunday the 16th of June for immediate family and close friends, to celebrate what was truly a life well lived.

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.

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  1. Dear Susan and family: The Harpe’s are so sad to learn of Ronnie’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. From the Braund family, please accept hour deepest sympathy for your loss. If their is anything we can do don’t hesitate to ask!

  3. Thank you for the gift of not only being able to call you dad but also my best friend! I will see you on the other side partner, and until then I’ll take care of everyone still down here. Love you always Dad!

  4. Clyde and I love you so very much. We are going to miss you but i know you are at peace and this is not our goodbye. You have given us so much joy over time and we can carry that gift forever in our hearts. I know time can’t be halted for it is as swift as a breeze across our face but in that breeze you showed us what the purpose was and that was life. Life was meant to live it and that is just what you did. Making memories and having fun with us along the way. Thank you for showing us what being strong meant. Our Super dude we love you

  5. Your family is in our prayers.
    I didn’t have the honor of meeting such an incredible person but, I hear nothing but fantastic stories of a great man that loved his family.

  6. I will miss you Uncle Ronnie. Hope you and dad are up in heaven having a blast together.

  7. Thank you for the years of wisdom, laughter, and kindness you have given me. You were the walking example of a true leader. Despite all things that happened, you showed us that life is meant to be lived with happiness and love. We miss you more than you know. Love you always Papa R, save me a seat and can’t wait to see you again

  8. My heart goes out to all of the Flowers’ family. Ronnie was always sweet and kind to me when we were growing up. I wasn’t as close to him in the past several years, but I have also respected and loved him. He may have gone ahead of us all, but will never be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers are with every of the family. Love you all.


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