Ronald G. Smith, 76 of Magazine, Arkansas passed away on Friday, June 19, 2020 in Paris, Arkansas. He was born on June 18, 1944 in New Holland, Pennsylvania to his parents, Richard Smith and Ruth (Burns) Hurley.
Ronald was a retired automobile parts manager and a United States Air Force Veteran serving during the Vietnam era. He was a member of the Driggs Volunteer Fire Department serving as chief for many years and volunteered for the American Red Cross for 15 years specializing in disaster services.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Richard Smith and Ruth (Burns) Hurley; his grandparents who raised him, V. Leon and Florence Smith; one daugher, Amber Joy Smith and one son, Ronald Andrew Smith.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Mikle (Schulte) Smith of Magazine; one daughter, Meridith Thompson and husband Clifford of Booneville; one brother, Lance Smith of Mount Joy, Pennsylvania; one half sister, Lori Gallimore and husband Chuck of Amarillo, Texas; three grandchildren, Lauren Stevens, Laddy Thompson and Riley Thompson; one great grandchild Gentry Thompson and one more on the way.
A memorial visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m., on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at Roller Funeral Home In Paris. Cremation arrangments are under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris. Online guestbook at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/paris
We are complying with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines and limiting indoor funeral and visitation attendance to 50 people at one time. All attendees must provide and wear their own masks before entering.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Driggs Volunteer Fire Department.