BUCKHANNON — Ronnie L. Wamsley, 74, of Ellamore, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 at his home. He was born Oct. 26, 1938 in Kittle Run, a son of the late Ray and Dollie O. Koon Wamsley. On May 21, 1960 he married Patricia J. Webster who preceded him in death on Sept. 16, 2000.
In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by five brothers, Willard, Loren, Karrol, Garnett and Dennis Wamsley and one sister, Ruth Gower.
He is survived by one daughter, Kathy Stinson and husband Thomas of Buckhannon; four sons, Alton Wamsley of Buckhannon, Tim, Jeff and Robbie Wamsley and wife Jennifer all of Ellamore; one granddaughter, Chelsea Wamsley of Ellamore; five grandsons, Justin Stinson and wife Michelle, Alton Wamsley Jr., and wife Paris, Cody Stinson and Alex Wamsley all of Buckhannon and Eddie Wamsley of Ellamore; one great-granddaughter, Kaylee Stinson of Buckhannon; one great grandson, Tyler Stinson of Buckhannon; five brothers, Jim Wamsley of Geneva, Ohio, Douglas Wamsley of Ellamore, Tom, Charlie and Danny Wamsley all of Buckhannon and two sisters, Glenna Fletcher of Buckhannon and Arawana Tenney of Ellamore. Mr. Wamsley was a coal miner for 40 years. He loved hunting, fishing and four-wheeling.
Friends will be received today, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 from 5-8 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Michael Rexroad officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Union Church Cemetery at Tallmansville. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.