Ronald Lee “Ronny” Van Vlake

Ronald Van Vlake
January 6, 1942 – March 16, 2022

Ronald Van Vlake of Camden, South Carolina | 1942 – 2022 | Obituary

A funeral service for Ronald Lee “Ronny” Van Vlake, was held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 19, 2022 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, 1112 Fair Street, Camden, SC 29020.  Visitation with the family took place prior to the service from 12:30 PM-2:00 PM.   Interment followed at Quaker Cemetery. Memorials may be made to South Carolina Public Health Association, PO Box 11061, Columbia, SC 29211.

Ronny, the son of the late Richard Lee Van Vlake and Alice Catherine Goldman, died on Wednesday, March 16th, 2022.  He was a former South Carolina National Guardsman, member and past President of the S.C. Public Health Association, Southern  Health Association and the Dutch Fork Optimist Club.  Ronny was an avid South Carolina Gamecock fan. He served as District and Regional Administrator for the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control for 43 years. He was a mentor, leader, teacher and friend to many during that time.

Ronny is survived by his wife, Sheila; children Ronald L. Van Vlake, Jr. (Teresa) and Rev. John Marcus Van Vlake (Shelly); grandchildren Jackson Lee, Julia Kristen, John Richard, Ronald Lee III (Tripp), August Parks and Jessie Rose; siblings Ollie Richard Van Vlake (Teresa), Judy Hilliard (Tommy), Helen Oliver, Gary Michael Van Vlake (Pam) and Teresa Parrott; sister-in-law Sherrie Van Vlake.

In addition to his parents, Ronny was predeceased by his brother William Henry “Billy” Van Vlake, and brothers-in-law Billy Parrott and Richard Oliver.

Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.


Funeral services

Saturday, March 19, 2022
2:00 PM

Kornegay Funeral Home – Camden Chapel
1112 Fair Street
Camden, South Carolina 29020

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