Big Stone Gap, VA – Ronnie Stidham, 70, passed away Friday, April 13, 2018 at his home. He had been employed by Westmoreland Coal Company for 30 years and was a member of the UMWA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Tommy Stidham and Nita Stidham Jones; his brother, Lonnie Stidham and his grandmother, Vesta Holdway.
Ronnie is survived by his wife of 50 years, Carolyn Stidham; his sons, Greg Stidham (Cassie) of Big Stone Gap and Chris Stidham (Lorri) of Exeter, VA; his sisters, Judy Witt (Winky) of Big Stone Gap, Deborah Caudill (Lester) of Appalachia, VA, and Kita Gibson (Kevin) of Charleston, WV; his brother, Donnie Stidham of Pennington Gap, VA; his grandchildren, Aaron Stidham, Emily Stidham, Austin Stidham, Devan Summers, Hayleigh Branham; great-granddaughter, Lennox Branham and special grandchildren, Millie, Landon and Zach Parker.
Ronnie’s message to his family and friends is that he loves them.
Final arrangements will be private.
Gilliam Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Ronnie Stidham.
You may go online to view the obituary at www.gilliamfuneralhome.com
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Big Stone Gap, VA 24219