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Ronald L. Spears Sr.

September 17, 1946 — March 15, 2023

Ronald L. Spears Sr., 76 years old of Elmwood Place, Ohio passed suddenly March 15th 2023.
Ronald was born September 17th, 1946 to Emmitt and Nannie Faye Spears of Cincinnati, Ohio. Lifelong residents of Elmwood Place.
Ronald was proceeded in death by his wife Crystal Kaye Spears (Hatter) of 49 years; sister Joann Spears; parents Emmitt & Faye Spears. 
 He is survived by his children, Ron Spears Jr. (Carolyn) of Cincinnati Ohio. Paula Thompson (Nicolas) of Cincinnati,Ohio. 
10 Grandchildren: John Beatty; Terry(Debbie) Spears; Matthew(Samantha) Spears; Tyler & Samantha Hoelmer;  Nicholas Hoelmer; 
Tabitha Lawson; Sarah Theis; Maggie Peddicore; Andrew Thompson.
6 Great-grandchildren: Chase Spears; Carson Spears; Emmitt Hoelmer; Daniel Raider; 
Devon Raider; Donovan Raider. 
Brothers: Don Spears(Joan); Jerry Spears (Micki); and sister Dianna Laurence(Steve);  several nieces and nephews along with an army of kids that referred to him as Gpa.
Visitation will be held at Hodapp Funeral Home 7401 Vine Street, Cincinnati Ohio 45216; Thursday, March 23 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. 
Visitation will also take place on Saturday, March 25 at 12 noon until the time of funeral service at 2 p.m., at Barnett, Demrow and Friend Funeral Home, Waynesburg, Kentucky.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to KP Hall Cemetery:
 KP Hall Cemetery
ATT:  David Gooch 
175 Valley View Dr.
Stanford, Kentucky 40484 

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Thursday, March 23, 2023

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hodapp Funeral Homes - Carthage

7401 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45216

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