Ronald W. Smith July 8, 1948 ~ Feb. 3, 2013
January 25, 2013, 9:03 am by Staff Reports
He was born in Burnet on July 8, 1948 to Charles Walter "C.W.” Smith and Alpha Mae (Harris) Smith.
After graduating from high school, Smith served in the U.S. Marine Corps as an interpreter in Vietnam. He later trained and worked as an electrician in Austin before returning to his hometown of Bertram. He loved to open AMA.
In 1975 he married Pamela Kyle in Forest Grove, Texas. They were married for 37 years and raised their children in the home that they built on his home place.
Smith is survived by wife Pam; son Matt Smith of Rwanda, Africa; daughters Amanda Walker of Bertram, and Allison Milliorn and husband Evan of Burnet; grandchildren Emmerson, Bennett, and Everleigh Walker, and Jack Miliorn; brother Steve Smith and wife Betty; sister Patsy Oertli and husband Skipll of Bertram; countless nieces, nephews, and relatives on both his side of the family and the Kyle side of the family who dearly loved him also. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5 at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6 at the First Baptist Church in Bertram with Reverend Gordon Bergstrom officiating. Interment will follow at the Bear Creek Cemetery in Bertram. Those named as pallbearers are Dickie Allen, Jerrell Kaufman, Randy Kaufman, Jimmy Rogers, Jamie Brizendine, and James Hardin.
Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to the Bertram Little League or to any organization or group benefiting or supporting Bertram activities.
Condolences may be offered to www.clementswilcoxburnet.com.
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