Ronald K. “Ron” Smith, 75, of Cromwell, IN passed away at 7:15 p.m. on Monday, July 19, 2021 at Majestic Care of Jefferson Point in Fort Wayne, IN. He was born on December 17, 1945 in Huntington, IN to Maurice & Adella (Megerle) Smith.
He graduated in 1964 from Huntington High School and was a United States Army veteran. He was married on February 14, 1981 in Fort Wayne, IN 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 Syracuse / Cromwell 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:
2 Sons – Ryan Smith & Tyler Smith of Cromwell
Step Daughter – Tanya Luna of Cornelius, NC
3 Step Grandchildren
2 Brothers – Jerry & Maurice Smith
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, daughter – Erica Smith, and infant triplets.
Visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN. Funeral services will follow at 7:00 on Tuesday in the funeral home with Pastor Jerry Winegarden officiating. Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd 15, Warsaw, IN.
Preferred memorials may be given to the donor’s choice.