Obituary of Ronald Drew Smith
Ronald Drew Smith, 48 years old, departed this life on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 in Ripley County, MO. Ronald was born January 7, 1974, to Drew Smith and the late Thelma Lovelace. He was a welder/boilermaker and attended Solid Rock Baptist Church in Draffenville, KY. He enjoyed fishing, camping, and reading the bible.
In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a brother, David Wayne Smith.
On October 7, 2019, in Cheyenne, WY, Ronald was married to Stacey Lee Kearbey. Also surviving are parents, Kenny Caldwell of Gilbertsville, KY and Drew and Ronda Smith of Grandin; children, David and Dillon Smith both of Gilbertsville, KY; sisters, Kayla Mattingly of Fairdealing, MO; Wendy Carr of Torrington, WY; Magan Smith of Poplar Bluff, MO; Maddy Rogers of Doniphan; Nicki Leopold of Doniphan; brother, Cody Young of Fairdealing; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation for Ronald will be held Monday, September 12, 2022, in the Edwards Funeral Home Chapel beginning at noon with the funeral service to follow at 2 PM. Burial will be in the Macedonia Cemetery.