Ronnie Hetu

January 4, 1959 - March 11, 2021
Ronnie Hetu


Ronald Paul “Ronnie” Hetu, age 62 of Wilmington passed away Thursday, March 11, 2021, at his home.

Ronnie was born in Providence, RI on January 4, 1959, to the late Frederick James Donald Hetu and Joan Louise Reed Hetu.

Ronnie is survived by his wife, Pam Hetu; son, Kris Hetu (Sabrina), daughter, Tosha Raynor (Darryl); three grandchildren, Layla, Aiden, and Lincoln; sister, Lynn Ethridge (Mike) and brother, Steve Hetu (Karen), nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members; special friends Tom Parmenter, John Hladik and many others.

Ronnie owned and operated Autos-4-U Transport Service. He was a big racing enthusiast from building racecars and helping his competitors at the track. Special thanks to the entire racing community for the love and support they have given Ronnie and his family.

Celebration of Life memorial will be planned for a later date.

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  • March 13, 2021
    Beth Shepherd says:
    Pam and Tosha sending you all prayers and hugs!

  • March 15, 2021
    MaryCobb Woodard says:
    The world is minus one of the finest young men I have ever known. He was honest, loyal, trustworthy, worked and played hard. Family and friendship was important to him. Chuck and Woodard Transportation could not have survived without him. Many people are better because they knew Ronnie Hetu.

  • March 14, 2021
    June Wiggins says:
    Pam and family, I am so sorry to hear Ronnie passed away. He was so kind to us and helped Craig with his car. We enjoyed getting to know you guys at church. Miss the time together. Our thoughts and prayers are with you!

  • March 14, 2021
    Jane Crowder says:
    Pam, we use to work together at Welcome Home many many years ago. Please accept our condolences in the passing of your husband. God’s love be you all during this difficult time. John and Jane Crowder Leland, NC

  • March 14, 2021
    Trish Warwick says:
    Tosha, So very sorry for your loss. Sending love & prayers for comfort for you and your family.