Ronnie C. Smither

August 16, 1944 ~ September 3, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old


Ronnie C. Smither, of Port Richey, FL, formerly of Casey County, KY, passed away on Sunday, September 3, 2023, in Florida. He was 79.

Born August 16, 1944, in Casey Co., KY, he was a son of the late Richard and Flossie Bryant Smither. Ronnie was a retired HVAC mechanic. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Ronnie was an avid golfer. He enjoyed going to horse races and watching baseball.

Survivors include his dear wife, Lillian Atwood Smither; daughter, Juanita Carol Smither; brothers, Gary (and Jean) Smither and Steven (and Judy) Smither; sister, Javana (and Mike) Short; 6 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and his pet dog, Lucy.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Joseph Keith Smither; granddaughter, Heather Smither; brothers, Basil, Burrell, Richard, Harold, Buel, Curtis, and Vanus Smither; and sisters, Burrneatha Edwards, Velma Walls, Wanda Ponder, and Juanita Smither.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00Noon Saturday, September 9, 2023, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Kevin Foley officiating. Burial will follow in the Brush Creek Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10:00AM until 12:00Noon on Saturday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions are asked to help offset funeral expenses.  

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September 9, 2023

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
McKinney-Brown Funeral Home
752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539

Funeral Service
September 9, 2023

12:00 PM
McKinney-Brown Funeral Home
752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539


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