Ronald Allan Neufeld

August 10, 1956 - August 21, 2012
Ronald Allan Neufeld

Ronald Allan Neufeld, 56, died Tuesday, August 21, 2012, after a brave fight with cancer. A memorial service will be held 4 PM on Friday, August 31, 2012 at Calvary Chapel of Wilmington, 2831 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington, NC.

Mr. Neufeld was born in Salinas, California, to the late Edwin C. Neufeld, Jr., and Mae Louise (Boots) Neufeld of Wilmington, North Carolina. He graduated in 1974 from Clayton Valley High School in Concord, California, and studied Business Management at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington.

Mr. Neufeld was a longtime corporate leader and manager in the hospitality and restaurant industry both in the United States and Asia. He began his career with the Nordstrom restaurant division, and later played an integral role in the development and management of five-star dinner clubs for CCA International in Hong Kong and Thailand, Club Corp USA and TGI Friday’s in China, and more recently for Signature Clubs International in Dubai, UAE, and the Manet Club in Beijing, China..

Mr. Neufeld will be remembered for his gift of hospitality, love of travel and his personal talents as a chef, as well as for his love and devotion to his mother, friends and family members. He was a lifelong friend and supporter of Young Life ministries.

He is survived by his mother Boots Neufeld , aunt Penny Schardt, both of Wilmington, NC ; brothers David Neufeld of Windsor, MO; and Jeff Neufeld, of Monroe, GA; and sister Teri Neufeld of San Diego, CA, as well as by several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Port City Young Life, P.O. Box 12574, Wilmington NC 28405, or to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC, 28401.

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  • August 23, 2012
    Tommy & Jane Price says:
    Praying for God's comfort for the Neufeld family.

  • August 28, 2012
    Roger Chapman says:
    Ron and I met in Beijing at the Chang An Club 1995 and I often called in to see him in Hong Kong. Ron rest well, pleasure to have known you. Roger

  • August 27, 2012
    Pascal Breant says:
    I would like to express my sincere condolences to Ron's family . Dear Ron Has I always mention you have been the best general manager I ever had , 14 years as passed , and you still remain at the same position , I will miss you and you will be remember as a true and professional friend, boss and mentor God bless

  • August 22, 2012
    Eddy Tiftik says:
    will miss you so much, you gave me big opportunities to improve myself in this young age. i will be thankful to you forever. R.I.P RON...

  • August 21, 2012
    Chris Wootten says:
    Ron, You fought the brave fight to the end. In life you lived well and were a pleasure to know. A good man, a strong and good heart. You will be missed, rest in peace and may your family face this period with strength, faith and fond memories