Ronnie J. Smith, 59, Sandyville, WV, former Ravenswood Police Officer for 30 years, passed away March 23, 2013 at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg, WV.

Ronnie J. Smith, 59, Sandyville, WV passed away March 23, 2013 at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg, WV.

He was born on February 22, 1954 in Charleston, WV to Norman E. Smith and Flossie Gladys Wolfenbarger Smith.

He was a Police Officer, at Ravenswood Police Department. He retired as a Ravenswood Police Officer with 30 years service. He and his wife Debbie rode Goldwing motorcycles with Freedom Riders Goldwing Club. He also enjoyed riding four-wheelers. His loves were his family, especially his granddaughters, whom he affectionately called “mousey mousey” and “monkey monkey”, and the Ravenswood Police Department.

Surviving are: Debbie Sheaes Smith, Sandyville,WV; Daughters: Crystal Wilson and husband Brian, Sandyville, WV; and Amanda Smith, Ravenswood, WV.Granddaughters: Hannah Hinzman and Kassidy Wilson.Sister: Barbara Hardesty, Sandyville, WV.

Brothers: James A. Smith and wife Sharon, Sandyville, WV; twin brother, Donnie R. Smith and wife Debbie, Sandyville, WV; and Doyle Smith and wife Margaret, Sandyville, WV.

12 Nieces and Nephews

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Leonard Smith.

Services are Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Roush Funeral Home,

Reverend Brett Wilson will officiate.

Internment will be at the Ravenswood Cemetery

Visitation: Friends may visit the family at the funeral home on Tuesday, March 26, from 3 to 9 p.m.

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