Ronald "Ron" Eugene Cagle, 74, of Mountain Home, passed away at his home on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. A memorial service will be held at Rost Funeral Home on Monday, Jan. 22 at 11 a.m. with inurnment at the Idaho State veteran’s cemetery in Boise at a later date. Cremation was under the care of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel, in Mountain Home.
Ron was born to Shuford and Louise Cagle on Sept. 17, 1943 in Waynesville, North Carolina. After high school and some college, Ron joined the Air Force serving his country for four years.
Ron resided in Asheville, North Carolina and Mountain Home where he worked as a car salesman for nearly 30 years.
Ron met Sharon McFarland in Mountain Home and on Feb. 3, 2003, they got married.
In 2012, they started Ron and Sharon’s Taxi. He enjoyed it immensely and was very proud of the business they grew together.
Ron had always loved to drive. His daughter Jennifer remembers as a child, the many Sunday drives past the old donut tree.
He also worked as a driver on the set of “The Fugitive” in North Carolina, transferring wardrobe and providing Harrison Ford with a special request for oysters on the half shell.
Ron enjoyed playing golf, watching stock car races, the NY Giants and especially LSU basketball and football. Ron was a speed reader and could finish an entire Stephen King novel in a day or two.
Ron’s pets were his babies, they and everyone else that knew him will deeply miss him.
Ron is survived by his wife Sharon of Mountain Home, daughter Jennifer (Brent) Cheffings, of Boise, Step Father Leon Sanford of North Carolina, step daughter Margaret Nelson of Oregon, step sons Rick (Shawn) Nelson of Texas, Pete Uhler, and James Mattson both of Oregon, Thomas Dudley and Bobby Dudley of Mountain Home, brother Boyd Cagle, Sister Fonda Woods both of Florida, Step Daughters Cheryl Waters and Stephanie Stewart (Russel), stepson Michael Buszka (Julie), stepsister Patty Ingalls of Boston and Donna Stewart of North Carolina, 21 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Ron is preceded in death by his father Shuford Cagle and mother Louise Sanford.
The family would like everyone to join them after the service at American Legion Post 26, 515 East 2nd South, for a potluck. Please bring a dish to share; hall will be open prior to services for dish drop-off.