Ronald Preston Medlin

Ronald Preston Medlin

Ronald Preston Medlin
March 24, 1962 – August 12, 2020

Raleigh – Ronald Preston Medlin, 58, died Wednesday surrounded by his family.  He was born in Franklin County to the late Eddie Otha & Lucille Hicks Medlin.  He worked for Comfort Monster.  Ronald was a loving father, brother, uncle, grandfather, & friend to many people.  He enjoyed having pig pickins for his family & friends and spending time with them.  He loved riding his motorcycle and will be remembered by many who knew him.

He is survived by his loving son, Preston Eddie Medlin of Louisburg, grandchild, Riley Brooke Richardson, loving girlfriend, Brenda Liles Buday, sisters, Connie Pearce & friend Raiford Fulghum, Sandra Burbage & husband J. W. Pearce, special niece, Pam Bass, & great nephew, Dylan Rochester.

A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.

Ronald’s family would like to give special thanks to Transitions LifeCare for their exceptional love and support.

Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.


  • Debbie Moore Posted August 15, 2020 5:31 pm

    My deepest sympathy.

  • Laverne Batchelor Posted August 16, 2020 10:52 pm

    My sincere condolences to Sandra, Connie and all of Ronald’s family. He had a good heart and would help anyone he could. I believe he got that from his parents. They were the same way. Ronald will be missed but his kindness will always be remembered.

  • Maury Lee Jeans Posted August 17, 2020 1:44 pm

    Rest in Peace my friend, Many years ago we played Little League baseball together, and those memories have stayed with me all these years and I cherish them, you will always have a special place in my heart!

  • Jennifer McGee Posted August 18, 2020 12:56 am

    My heart is so saddened for Brenda & Ron’s family. He brought so much joy into a room when he walked in. He found the love of his life 3 years ago & told each & everyone of us all the time of the abundant joy Brenda had brought into his He did for her life as well. He alwsys made his friends feel special when he was with them….he wanted everyone to have a good time & laugh & fellowship together. It was our joy to see the love & laughter that Brenda & Ron was special from the moment they met They had each others heart the night he said.Hello. He will be missed by many whom he befriended. May the joy of all the precious memories that Ron shared with Brenda & his loving family and many friends forever live in their hearts as they remember the joy & love that Ron brought into their hearts & lives.. I know you are dancing in heaven Ron…RIP.

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