Ronald F. Clothier, 82, of Hartford passed away Thursday, January 2, 2020 at his home under the care of Hospice of Ohio County. He was born on October 13, 1937 in Philadelphia, PA. Ronald retired from Peabody Coal Co. as a coal miner. He was a proud member of UMWA. He is preceded in death by his twin sister Barbara Cubbage. Ronald is survived by his wife of 17 years Bonnie Clothier, special dog Lelar Marie; his children Archie Grant, John Grant, Eric (Robin) Clothier, Tim Clothier, Rich (Lisa) Clothier, Ron Clothier, John Clothier, Mike Clothier, David (Elizabeth) Daugherty, Donna (Glenn) Calhoun, Scott (Tammy) Daugherty; their spouses; Numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; his sister Deloris Olsen along with numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 5:00 pm at Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 1:00 pm until the time of the service at the funeral home. Brother Tim Hall and Eric Clothier will be officiating. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice of Ohio County; 107 Gillespie St, Hartford, KY 42347; envelopes will be provided at the funeral home. Miller Schapmire Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Clothier. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Ronald F. Clothier at

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  1. Bonnie, I am deeply saddened to see this. Ronald was such a good friend and I enjoyed his humerous personality when he would come to the drive thru. Prayers for you and the family

  2. For those that didn’t know dad, he never sat down at a restaurant without requesting the waiter or waitress to give him the free meal, he never knew anyone that didn’t still have the first dollar they ever made, everyone drove a rolls can hardly, and

    • Tim so sorry for your loss! I know how much you loved your dad and just knowing he is no longer in pain will hopefully bring you comfort! We all love you and are thinking about you!
      Love Sherrie, Tim and Chase

  3. So sorry to hear of the loss of uncle Ronnie. He was a beloved friend of the family and we have many fond and funny memories of family summer trips to visit (and ‘run beer’) to your home in Beaver Dam. It was the first time I had ever seen a picnic table

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