HAMPTON - Ronald Lee Pardue, 71, passed away Monday, November 25, 2013. Born in West Virginia, he has been a lifelong resident of Hampton. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, then worked for NASA retiring in 2004. He was also a member of the American Legion and Elk's Lodge. Ronald is survived by his son, David S. Pardue; aunts, Helena "Red" Cooper and Margaret "Marge" Kernel; brother, Richard "Rick" A. Pardue; grandchildren, Tracey Dragoon, Robert Pardue, Aydan Pardue and Riley Pardue; and great Granddaughter, Layla Anne Dragoon. Inurnment will be in Arlington National Cemetery with military honors at a later date. Arrangements are by R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home, 245 S. Armistead Ave. in Hampton, 757-723-3191
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R. HAYDEN SMITH FUNERAL HOME
245 S. ARMISTEAD AVE.
Hampton, VA 23669-4100
Published in Daily Press on Dec. 1, 2013