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Ronald Ron Smith

August 22, 1949 — May 24, 2018

Ronald “Ron” James Smith, 68, the son of Donald F. and Lorraine Geneva (Harlan) Smith, was born August 22, 1949 in Creston, Iowa. Ron entered eternal rest Thursday, May 24, 2018, at his home in Griswold, Iowa, at the age of sixty-eight years.
Ron attended school in both Carbon and Corning. He entered the Army on April 1, 1969 and served his country during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged on November 2, 1970. Ron worked for the BNSF railroad for several years. He then became a businessman owning his own bar for four years called “The Rendezvous”, in Wiota, Iowa. Ron also worked for Henningsen Construction in Atlantic as a heavy equipment operator and truck driver. He did this for 26 years until his retirement in 2014.
Ron married Teresa Bazer on September 24, 2016, and they have been together 22 years. They moved to Griswold, Iowa, four years ago, after living several years in Wiota, Iowa.
Ron was a member of the American Legion Post #210 in Anita, Iowa. Ron had many interests. He enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing, mushroom hunting, camping, NASCAR, and racing at the Adams County Speedway. Ron loved to have a good time and loved his beer while enjoying his many interests. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Left to cherish Ron’s memory are his wife Teresa Smith, Griswold, Iowa; children: Brad Smith, Knoxville, Iowa; Kristal (Jimmy) Fulk, Atlantic, Iowa; Matthew (Jacquelyn) Meyerhoff, Audubon, Iowa; Jordan (Samantha) Bazer, Griswold, Iowa; three grandchildren: Jacob Fulk; Bentley Bazer; Aurora Bazer; sister: Marilyn “May” (John) Land, Afton, Iowa; two brothers: Gary Smith, Carbon, Iowa; Tom Smith, Carbon, Iowa; many nieces, one great-niece, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Ron was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers: Robert Smith and Samuel Smith; daughter: Cynthia Smith.

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