Ronald K. “Ron” Smith, 75, Cromwell, passed away at 7:15 p.m. Monday, July 19, 2021, at Majestic Care of Jefferson Point in Fort Wayne. He was born Dec. 17, 1945, in Huntington, to Maurice and Adella (Megerle) Smith.
He graduated in 1964 from Huntington High School and was a United States Army veteran. He was married Feb. 14, 1981, in Fort Wayne, to Renee Samonte who preceded him on February 23, 2006. He retired from Slater Steel in Fort Wayne after 34 years. He grew up in Huntington and lived in Fort Wayne before moving to the Syracuse and Cromwell areas in 1987.
He was a member of American Legion Post 253 in North Webster and formerly attend the Shepherd by the Lakes Church in Syracuse.
He is survived by two sons: Ryan Smith and Tyler Smith, both of Cromwell; stepdaughter: Tanya Luna of Cornelius, N.C.; three step-grandchildren; two brothers: Jerry and Maurice Smith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, daughter, Erica Smith, and infant triplets.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, July 27, at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home with Pastor Jerry Winegarden officiating. Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. SR 15, Warsaw.
Preferred memorials may be given to the donor’s choice. To send condolences to the family of Ron Smith, please visit www.owenfamilyfuneralhome.com