Ronald Lunsford, 68
Ronald Lee Lunsford, 68, of Ironton, passed Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Ironton. The Lawrence County native was born March 8, 1944, the son of the late Marion Lunsford and Virginia Holston Lunsford. Mr. Lunsford attended Ironton City Schools and was of the Baptist faith. He served several years in the Army National Guard and was a former guard at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He is survived by; his wife, Elizabeth Bruce Lunsford who he married Aug. 11, 1965, daughter and son in law, Angela and Ted Mullins of Ironton, Ohio; a son and daughter in law, Ronald B. and Jennifer Lunsford of Coal Grove, Ohio; daughter and son in law, Amy and Ora Ted Fetty of Ironton, Ohio; nine grandchildren, Randy Bailey, Nikki Bailey, Phillip Lee Bailey, Ricky Jenkins, Marissa Jenkins, Haley Fetty, Kaley Fetty, Justin Lunsford, and Dustin Lunsford two great grandchildren, Brionna Heighton and Zhane Muncy sister, Barbara Bini of Ironton, Ohio; a brother and sister in law, Richard and Virginia Lunsford of Ironton, Ohio; sister, Judy Gullett of Ironton, Ohio; sister, Diana Lunsford of Ironton, Ohio. brother, Randy Lunsford of Ironton, Ohio. two sisters in law, Janet Bowman of South Point and Carrie Blanton of Ironton special friends, Steve and Pat Storms, John and Tomi Shope, Dick and Barb Porter all of Ironton.He was preceded in death by, (in addition to his parents) two sisters, Marion “Maxine” Millhouse and Marilyn Yates one brother, John “Bob” Lunsford
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, 2012, at Phillips Funeral Home, 1004 South 7th Street, Ironton, Ohio with Rev. Rick Jenkins officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.