Ronald Allen Loy, age 49, a resident of Oak Ridge, passed away Sunday, Sept. 30, at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge.
Mr. Loy was born April 22, 1963, in Harriman.
Ronald grew up and lived in the Mays Valley Community of Roane County. He was graduated from the Oliver Springs High School (Class of 1981) and following that, he entered into the U.S. Army. After completing his military service, he moved to Oklahoma, where he continued to live until his move back to Tennessee in 1998.
While living in Oklahoma, Ron became a professional chef and continued his passion for cooking throughout his life.
He attended both the Dyllis Baptist Church and the Clax Gap Baptist Church.
Ronald was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene Loy and Donna Easter, and by brothers Bill Loy and Dale Shaw.
He is survived by sisters, Margaret Sulfridge and husband Paul, of Morristown, Bernice Catron and husband Ben, of Harriman, and Wilma Gibson and husband Lewis, of Harriman; by brothers, G.K. Easter and wife Young, of Oakdale, and Frank Loy of Harriman; by a sister-in-law, Sybil Ball of Oakdale; and by several nieces, nephews, extended family members, and friends.
Mr. Loy was cremated with no memorial services being conducted.
Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.sharpfh.com.