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OBIT-Ronald Ray Smith

20141003 Ronald-SmithJanuary 2, 1934 – September 28, 2014

Ronald R. Smith, 80, of Bryan, passed away peacefully Sunday, September 28, 2014 at Hospice Brazos Valley in Bryan, Texas. A private Celebration of Life will be held in his honor at a later time. Cremation services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral Home and Crematory.

Ronald was born January 2, 1934, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Ronald C. and Viola M. Smith. He served honorably in the United States Air force during the Korean War. In addition to spending time with family, Ronald enjoyed golf, fishing, playing cards, Dallas Cowboys and Texas A&M football.

He leaves behind his loving wife of 53 years, Lauralee Smith of Bryan; daughters and sons-in-law, April and Robert Eyeington of College Station, Tammy Smith Hall of Austin, Wendy Smith Jack of Luling, Stephanie and Montie Bland of China Spring; sister and brother-in-law, Linda and David Lahre of Rockford, Illinois; eleven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for contributions to Hospice Brazos Valley at 502 W. 26th St., Bryan, TX 77803.

The family extends special thanks to Brazos Valley Hospice Inpatient Facility, all the Hospice Nurses and to Ronald’s caregiver Rolanda Ginn for all their help.

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