Charles “Ronnie” Smith
Submitted by Edgar on Tue, 04/08/2014 - 5:18pm
Charles "Ronnnie" Smith, 72, passed away on March 31, 2014, after a lengthy illness in Cordell, Oklahoma. He was born on August 19, 1941, to Charles Robert and Georgia (Mathis) Smith in Hobart, Oklahoma. Ronnie was raised on a farm in Con-8. He graduated from Hobart High School in 1958. He married Darla Stockton on December 26, 1958. They had two sons, Randy and Roger Smith, and two grandsons, Clay and Roger Smith Jr. Ronnie later married Shirley King McFarland and helped raise her four children. He lived in Kiowa County and Washita County most of his life, living in Cordell the past 45 years. Ronnie was an auto mechanic in Cordell for many years. He loved to fish. Ronnie was a member of the 4th & College Church of Christ. He is survived by two sons, Randy Smith, of Hobart, Oklahoma, and Roger Smith, of Hobart, Oklahoma; two grandsons, Clay Smith, of Standish, Michigan, and Roger Smith, Jr. and partner Cambria, of Hobart, Oklahoma; one great-grandson, Riley James Smith, of Hobart, Oklahoma; numerous neices and nephews; loving partner, Hazel Elliott, of Cordell, Oklahoma; one brother, Michael George Smith, of Hobart, Oklahoma; and one sister, Rita Gayle Walker, of Shawnee, Oklahoma. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Shirley, two grandchildren Charles Ray and R.J. Smith, and older brother Robert Duane Smith. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the 4th & College Church of Christ, Cordell, Oklahoma, with Josh Yeager officiating. Interment will be at a later date, under the direction of Ray & Martha's Funeral Home, Hobart, Oklahoma.
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