Ronald Marion Artrip, 64, of Cleveland, Virginia, passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2018. Born in Cleveland, on August 16, 1953, he was the son of the late Marion Frances and Addiemae Owens Artrip. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers, John Duty, Robert Duty and Eddie Duty and sister, Frances Shoaf. Ronald was a licensed contractor and a farmer. He loved watching westerns and listening to bluegrass, but most of all he loved spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Diane Adkins Artrip; daughter, Trula Emma Mae Artrip of Lebanon; step-son, William Daniel Carter of Cleveland; granddaughter, Samantha LeeAnn Thomas; sisters, Thelma Wilson and husband Curtis and Laura Ryburn.
Funeral services for Ronald will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 28, 2018, in the Owens Funeral Service Chapel with Rev. Rick Smith officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home before the service from 5 to 7 p.m.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 29, 2018, at the Artrip Family Cemetery. Nephews will serve as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers make donations to the family to help with funeral expenses.