Ronald B. Smith - age: 70
(December 31, 1950 to October 27, 2021
A graveside service will be held at the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery on Mount Vernon Road, Augusta, ME on Wednesday, November 10 at 12:00 noon. All are welcome to attend. Please feel free to wear your US Navy or Star Trek themed items. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the veterans association of your choice.”
Ronald Bernard Smith of Biddeford passed away at his home on October 27,2021. Ron was born December 31, 1950 to Robert J. and Beatrice H. (Semler) Smith in Cincinnati, Ohio. Ron attended Ohio schools and later joined the United States Navy in 1970. Ron served for over 21 years on various ships and submarines, mostly in the Norfolk, VA area. When home Ron enjoyed working his farm and raising his 3 sons, and while at sea he enjoyed visiting foreign ports and playing poker. Ron retired from Brunswick NAS in 1992 and settled in Biddeford, ME.
In 1991 Ronald married the love of his life Linda (Hill) whom he met working at Walmart in Biddeford. They married on his birthday in a Star Trek themed wedding that delighted all who attended.
Ronald was predeceased by his parents Robert and Beatrice Smith of Cincinnati, OH, brothers Robert Smith of Forest Park, OH, and Roy Smith of Ohio, and his wife Linda of Biddeford, ME. Ron is survived by sons Benjamin A. Smith of Yorktown, VA, Steven M. Smith of Strong, ME, and Jonathan Smith of Westbrook, ME; Grandchildren Madysen Benoit Smith and Logan Smith of Virginia, and Joselyn Smith and Mackenzie Smith of Maine; and one great-grandson Liam of Virginia.
Arrangements are entrusted to Dennett Craig and Pate Funeral Home, 365 Main Street, Saco.