Pastor Ron  Burnsworth


Pastor Ron Burnsworth of Barboursville, entered into the eternal presence of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on July 4, 2019. He was born in Fairmont, WV on September 24, 1942 to Enoch and Irene Burnsworth. He was preceded in death by his father, his wife, Katie of 50 years, his brother Douglas and a nephew, Michael. In addition to his mother, he is survived by three children, Jeff (Jennifer) of Brandenburg, KY, Robert Scott of Saint Albans and Charlotte (Michael) Dorsey of Barboursville; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He retired from Bethlehem Steel's Mining Division after 25 years. In addition, he pastored ten churches in northern and central West Virginia. Services will be held at Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel at 11 a.m. Monday, July 8, 2019 with Pastor Alan Rosenberger officiating. Burial will follow in White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Ron requested in lieu of flowers, that donations be made to Barboursville Baptist Church Building Maintenance Fund, P.O. Box 291, Barboursville, WV 25504, for the purpose of upgrading the Sound System. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at
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Published on July 5, 2019
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Elaine Germont Gavette
Jul 19, 2019
My heart was terribly saddened today when I saw Ronnie's obituary in the newspaper. I have such fond memories of him as a wonderful neighbor many years ago on Virginia Avenue. Rest in peace, dear old friend and neighbor.