Zell, Ronald Edward

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amem_prairie-road.jpgRonald Edward Zell, age 77 of Pulaski and formerly of Washington D.C., died Sunday, January 26, 2020 at Carrington Place in Wytheville. He was born September 16, 1942 in Washington D.C. to the late Thelma Hodjkins Zell and Francis Russell Zell.

He was a retired Diesel Mechanic for Metro Transit in the Metropolitan D.C. area. Ron was a devout Christian and member of Faith Bible Church in Pulaski.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife of 43 years, Joanne Honaker Zell, and a sister, Barbara Haynes. He is survived by his wife; Wanda Leeson Zell, a brother, Daniel Francis Zell and his wife Patricia of Prince Georges Co., MD, and a sister Claudia Gault of Alexandria. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and a loving and caring church family.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the Faith Bible Church with the Rev. Jim Linkous officiating. Interment will follow in the Shiloh Cemetery. Visiting will be Thursday at the church from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.