Thursday, July 4, 2013

Obituary for Ronnie Smith, husband of parishioner Donna Smith

RONNIE G. SMITH, 59, of Mt. Washington, returned to his Heavenly Father Tuesday, July 2, 2013.

Mr. Smith was born April 5, 1954 in Jenkins, Kentucky to the late Elmer and Hazel Watts Smith. He formerly worked for Porter Paints and Jeff Boat. Mr. Smith was a coach for Okolona Little League for many years, was associated with the Louisville chapter of JDRF and an avid U of L Cardinals fan.

Among those who preceded him in death include, his parents.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 35 years, Donna Smith; sons, Brent Smith (Wendy) and Nicholas Smith (Ashley); three grandsons, Roenin, Declan and Keagan; brother, Harold Smith (Karen); and a host of other family and friends.

Deacon Gerry Mattingly will preside at Ronnie's funeral service at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Schoppenhorst Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home (Preston Hwy., at Brooks Rd.) with burial in Brookland Cemetery. Friends may pay their respects on Friday from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Schoppenhorst.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the JDRF Louisville chapter.

Please pray for the repose of Ronnie's soul and pece and comfort for Donna, and their family and friends