RONALD "PAPA SMURF" LEE GOINGS, 63, of Sidney passed away at 8:32 P.M., Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at the James Cancer Center in Columbus, OH. He was born on November 3, 1956 in Sidney, Ohio, the son of the late Robert and Mary (Game) Goings.
He is survived by children, Delanya (Christopher) Blake of Sidney and Ronald (Brandi Eddington) Goings of West Milton; former spouse, Linda Whittle of Port Jefferson; siblings, Karen (Bob) Taylor of Sidney, David Goings and Debra (Virgil) Case both of Sidney; and granddaughters, Madison, Madalynn, and Evelynn. He was preceded in death by son, Kirk Knick and brothers, Mike, Dennis, and Phillip Goings.
Papa Smurf was a man who liked to have fun. He enjoyed playing horseshoes, shooting pool, and hosting cookouts with his friends and family. He definitely appreciated the task that goes with all of these things, drinking beer. Ron was a big Bengals fan. He also loved going to races with his son-in-law, Chris.
A funeral service will be held at Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. followed by burial at Glen Cemetery in Port Jefferson. Friends may call from 11 A.M. until the time of service. Memorial condolences may be expressed to Ronald's family at the funeral home's website, cromesfh.com.
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