Ronald Smith

Obituary of Ronald Milton Smith

Ronald Milton Smith, 86, of Winston-Salem, passed away Saturday, October 23, 2021, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Born, January 2, 1935, in Forsyth County, he was the son of the late Robert Milton Smith and the late Shirley Honeycutt Smith. He was a career photographer, and had talent beyond compare when behind the lens. Ronald was a jack of all trades, and was good at anything he put his mind to. He was a family man, and loved his family dearly. He married the love of his life Nancy Fuquay in July, 1969 at the formed a wonderful life together. Ronald served his country faithfully in the United States Army, and his service and dedication to our country will be remembered. He enjoyed fishing and spending time in the outdoors, enjoying that nature that God has created.

In addition to his parents, Ronald was preceded in death by his brothers, Keith Smith, and Ray Smith.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 52 years, Nancy Smith of the home; sons, Gregory Smith (Jennifer) of Lexington, Steve Marshall of Texas; sister, Lena Smith of Cheraw, South Carolina; brother, Jack Smith (Nancy) of Kernersville.

A celebration of Ronald’s life will be held at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 in the chapel of Pierce Jefferson Funeral Service. The family will receive friends following the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials in Ronald’s honor be made to Brenner’s Children’s Hospital. Checks should be made out to Wake Forest Baptist Health, indicate Brenner’s Children’s Hospital on the memo line, and mail donations to the Office of Philanthropy and Alumni Relations, PO Box 571021, Winston-Salem, NC, 27157-1021.

Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Service- Kernersville Chapel is serving the Smith family at this time.


Celebration of Life

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Pierce-Jefferson Funeral & Cremation Service Chapel
213 West Mountain Street
Kernersville, North Carolina, United States
(336) 904-1053
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