Ronald “Ron” Eugene Vandiver

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Ronald “Ron” Eugene Vandiver, age 52, of Clarkesville, Ga. passed away on Feb. 20, 2020.

Ron was born the son of the late Ronald Eathel Vandiver and Linda Taylor Vandiver on May 24, 1967 in Clayton, Ga. Ron was a Christian and attended the Level Grove Baptist Church. In professional life he was a Senior Technician at Itron. He loved reading, learning and technology. He enjoyed spending time with his family and loved camping with his sons. He always enjoyed sharing his knowledge and experiences with others. He had a brilliant mind that always enjoyed learning. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandson.

 He was preceded in death by his father, Ronald Eathel Vandiver.

 His survivors include his mother, Linda Taylor Vandiver, of Tallulah Falls, Ga.; his wife, Sandra Reed Vandiver, of Clarkesville, Ga.; five sons, Matthew Vandiver (Sophia), James Vandiver (Farrah), Adam Vandiver, David Vandiver, Luke Vandiver, all of Clarkesville, Ga.; his daughter, Lauren Frady (Zack), of Clarkesville, Ga.; two sisters, Amy Sgro (Sam), of Turnerville, Ga., Melinda Johnson (Michael), of Clayton, Ga.; one grandson, Lawson Frady and a granddaughter on the way.

A funeral service was held on Sunday Feb. 23, 2020 in the Chapel of the Beck Funeral Home in Clayton, Ga. with Dr. Brian James and Rev. James Turpen officiating.

An interment service followed the funeral at the Harvey Cemetery in Tallulah Falls, Ga. with Rev. Greg Rogers officiating.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations should be made in Ronald’s memory to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 501 St Jude Place Memphis, Tenn.  38105-1942 or to the March Of Dimes Donation Processing Center, P.O. Box 18819, Atlanta, Ga. 31126.

Beck Funeral Home, in Clayton, Ga., is in charge of the arrangements. If there are any questions, please call 706-782-9599. An online Memorial Register Book is available at