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Ronald Lee Abell, Sr.

1950 ~ 2019 (age 69)

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Ronald Lee Abell Sr., 69, of Morgantown, Ky. passed away on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at his residence.  He was born in Louisville, Ky. on May 26, 1950.  Ron attended Belmont General Baptist Church. He retired from the trucking industry after 40 years. After retirement he was a motor coach operator for United Coach and Tour.   He loved old cars, motorcycles, boats and going to car shows along with family time and his beloved dogs Lt. Dan and Tutu.  He was preceded in death by his father Joseph Abell and brother Richard Abell.

Ron is survived by his companion Kathy Brooks of Morgantown; children Ronald Abell Jr. (Veronica) of Mt. Washington, Ky. and Wendi Flener of Louisville, Ky.; mother Edith Walden Timberlake of Louisville, Ky.; 3 brothers, Gary Abell (Lorraine), Tim Abell (Tahnee) both of Louisville. David Abell (Josephine) of Las Vegas, NV. one sister Linda Abell of Louisville. Extended family Aaron and Ashley Hypes. Kyle Flener and several special nieces and nephews.

His six grandchildren were his pride and joy. Bryce, Brayden, Ethan, Elizabeth, Cheyenne and Camryn.

Visitation will be held Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 at Smith Funeral Home from 1:00pm until 6:00 pm. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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November 16, 2019

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Smith Funeral Home
403 North Main St
Morgantown, KY 42261


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