Ronnie Wamsley

Ronnie L. Wamsley, 74, of Ellamore, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at his home.

He was born Oct. 26, 1938, at 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 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 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home.

A funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Michael Rexroad officiating.

Burial will follow in Mt. Union Church Cemetery at Tallmansville.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.