Ronald Lee Gaffney II, 54 of Ironton Ohio passed away this morning Sunday October 24, 2021 at Kings Daughters Hospital in Ashland Kentucky after a courageous battle with Cancer with his wife and family by his side.
The Ironton native was born August 27, 1967, a son of Sharon Brown Gaffney (Bill) Cochran of Franklin Furnace, Ohio, and the late Ronald Lee Gaffney I. Ronald was an Honorably discharged United States Army Veteran. He was the manager for the former 76 Gas station on 3rd Street in Ironton for several years. He and his wife Cami owned several Retail businesses in Ironton and Russell. He was a Graduate of Ironton High School and a proud member of the Amvets in Aid. He loved his camping family at Isaac Walton Lake where he was a long-time member. Most of all, he loved his family and was the glue that kept them together.
Unexpectedly within 24 hours of Ron’s passing, his daughter; Deanna Dawn Bledsoe passed away unexpectedly on Monday October 25, 2021
He is survived by his wife of 16 years whom he married on May 28, 2005 Cami Gaffney at home, 2 sons; Ronnie Gaffney III, James Perkins, a daughter; Amanda Gaffney, 6 Grandchildren, 2 brothers; Scott Gaffney, Mark Gaffney and his wife Christi, 2 sisters; Tina Runyon and her husband Chris, Christy Roberts and her husband Danny and a host of family and friends.
Funeral Services will be conducted Thursday October 28, 2021, at 7:00 pm at the Lorain Street Gospel Mission in Ironton, Ohio with Rev. Roger Friend officiating. Friends may call from 5:00 pm till time of Service at the Church. .His wife is asking instead of flowers make a donation to help with final expenses. A go fund me account is set up at https://gofund.me/525dcde0.
Graveside rites with full Military Honors presented by the Simms Valley Veterans VFW post 2761, Amvets Post 141, American Legion Post 806 at 2:00 pm on Friday October 29, 2021, at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North East in Greenup, Kentucky. Family and friends will meet in the Cemetery Staging area at 1:45 pm
His family has entrusted his care to the Taylor-Brown Family of Brown Funeral Chapel.