SUMMERTON - Ronald Lewis Denning, 67, husband of Margie Susan Smith Denning, died on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, at Palmetto Health Tuomey.

Born on Jan. 16, 1950, in Burlington, Iowa, he was a son of the late Edward William Denning and Amelia Marie Suter Denning. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of the Tybee Island American Legion. He was an avid musician and a former member of the Four Way Stop Band.

Surviving in addition to his wife of Summerton are a son, Nicholas Denning and fianc e, Renee Overstreet, of Effingham, Georgia; five grandchildren, Abigail, Olivia, Lillie, Landon and Aiden; a brother, Ricky French (Bonnie) of Virginia; a sister, Connie Cook (Jerry) of Bartow, Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, T.J. Denning.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home with the Rev. Patrick Goodwin officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Lane, Columbia, SC 29210.

Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church St., Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179.