Ronald N. Smith, 79, of Arthurdale, WV, passed away Sunday, April 11, 2021 at home.
Ronald was born in Arthurdale, on May 29, 1941, a son of the late Noble and Olive (Hall) Smith.
He worked as a dozer operator on many construction jobs. He also owned and operated Smith's Garage in Arthurdale. His true love was for cars. He drag raced at a young age with his 1959 Corvette. He then raced stock cars in Morgantown, Fairmont and Elkins. He loved to paint cars and painted many for his friends. He treasured a '53 Ford that he restored and painted. He was a member of the Reedsville Volunteer Fire Department for 37 years.
Ronald is survived by his loving wife Sharon A. (Johnson) Smith of Arthurdale; one son, Matt and Mary Smith of Arthurdale; one daughter, Natalie and Shawn Jennings of Independence; two grandsons he adored, Jacob Smith of Morgantown and Taylor Jennings of Spring, Texas; two sisters, Sandra and Soli Irani of Katy, Texas and Mary and Jack Forman of Arthurdale and his two beloved pets, Boomer and Gracie.
To honor his request, he will be cremated with no services. Cremation services have been entrusted to the Field Funeral Home in Masontown.
Condolences may be extended online to the family at www.fieldfuneralhome.com.