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Cale, Sr.


September 21, 2023

Ronald Wayne Cale, Sr., 76, of Covington, died Thursday, September 21, 2023, at LewisGale Alleghany Hospital in Low Moor.

Ronald was born December 15, 1946, in Covington, a son of the late Virgil M. and Lillie Kay Cale. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Judith Smith Cale; four sisters, and five brothers.  He worked as a forklift operator for Bacova Guild in Low Moor for many years. Mr. Cale served his country in the United States Army.

Surviving are two daughters, Cheryl Cale and Kerry Weade; two sons, Chipper Cale and Matthew Cale, all of Covington; one brother, Donnie Cale of Covington; two sisters, Judy Cottrell of Clifton Forge and Constance Gadd of Covington; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In keeping with his wishes, his body has been cremated.

A memorial service is planned for a later date.

The family suggests memorial contributions in Mr. Cale’s name by made to: Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10306.

Arritt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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