Ronald Smith

Ronald Dale Smith

1935 - 2019

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Ronald D Smith age 84 of Buffalo Grove formerly of East Peoria.  Super husband of the late Norma Jean Smith nee Smith-Hightower for 53 years. Loving father of Stewart (Susan) Smith and Ronora (John) Stryker. Cherished grandfather of David Stryker. Precious brother of the late Nelson (late Patsy) Smith. Dear friend and college roommate of Dale McHenry, who married Norma’s sister Frankie. Uncle of Marcy McHenry, Cheryl (John) Ford, Caren (Jeff) Martin, Robin (Mike) Kruthaupt, Becky (David) McCartney, the late Todd McHenry and Russell Smith. Ron was a well-liked music teacher and professional musician. To everyone he met Ron offered the same advice “Stay Cool Man”.

Visitation Saturday April 6, 2019 from 9:00-10:00 am at Addolorata Villa Chapel 555 McHenry Rd. Wheeling. Memorial Visitation April 27, 2019 3:30pm followed by a 4:30pm Life Celebration Service at Kingswood United Methodist Church, 401 W. Dundee Road, Buffalo  Grove, IL. Interment North Northfield Cemetery, Northbrook, IL. In lieu of flowers donations to Alzheimer’s Association @ appreciated. For Funeral info 847.537.6600 or

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9:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Addolorata Villa Parlor
555 McHenry Road
Wheeling, Illinois, United States


North Northfield Cemetery
Dundee Rd
Northbrook, Illinois, United States