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Ronald K. “Ron” Smith

Ronald K. “Ron” Smith, 75, of Cromwell, IN, and with ties to Huntington, IN, died Monday, July 19, 2021, at 7:15 p.m., at Majestic Care of Jefferson Point in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Smith graduated in 1964 from Huntington High School. He was a U. S. Army veteran. He retired from Slater Steel in Fort Wayne after 34 years. He was a member of American Legion Post No. 253 in North Webster and formerly attended the Shepherd by the Lakes Church in Syracuse.

He was born on Dec. 17, 1945, in Huntington, to Maurice and Adella Megerle Smith. He married Renee Samonte on Feb. 14, 1981, in Fort Wayne. She preceded him in death on Feb. 23, 2006.

Survivors include two sons, Ryan Smith and Tyler Smith, of Cromwell; a stepdaughter, Tanya Luna, of Cornelius, NC; two brothers, Jerry Smith and Maurice Smith; and three stepgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Erica Smith, and infant triplets.

Calling will take place on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse. A funeral service will immediately follow with Rev. Jerry Winegarden officiating.

Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. Ind.-15, Warsaw.

Memorials may be given to the donor’s choice.