March 1945 ~ August 2018
Ronald Joseph Spotts was born in Carmel, CA in 1945 to Donald and Antoinette Spotts and rised by step-father Herman Ayala. He grew up in Monterey and after high school joined the United States Navy. Ron completed three tours of duty in Vietnam with the Underwater Demolition Team as a SEAL before being honorably discharged.
In 1989 Ron married the love of his life June Emling in Las Vegas and they have lived in Turlock since 2000. Ron was a construction carpenter for 50 years including 10 years in his own business building, fixing and repairing almost anything.
He was preceded in death by his daughter Shannon in 2017. Ronald is survived by his loving wife June; step daughter Linda Meadows and three grandchildren; sister Patty and brother Mike.
Funeral service will be held at Allen Mortuary on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 12:00p.m. with burial to follow at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery.