Ronald Huston

NEW WATERFORD – Ronald Huston, 71, of Pinewood Drive, died at 5:35 p.m. Thursday at Salem Community Hospital, where he had been a patient.

He was born March 26, 1942 in New Waterford, a son of the late Otto I. and Erma E. Lipp Huston, and was a lifelong resident of the area.

Prior to his retirement, he had been employed as a driver with area trucking firms including Herriott Trucking and NulfCo. He was a U.S. Navy veteran.

He is survived by a son, Craig Huston of Walton, Ky., and a daughter, Kristine Conybeare of San Francisco, Calif., two sisters, Charlene Mesmer of Columbiana and Helen L. Claypool of East Palestine.

Services are not being observed. Arrangements were with the Oliver-Linsley Funeral home, East Palestine.