Ronnie Lee Offield GLADE SPRING, Va. Ronnie Lee Offield, 66, died on Thursday, April 28, 2011, as a result of injuries sustained from the tornado. Ronnie was born in Smyth County, Va., to the late James E. and Flossie Beatrice Offield. He loved old country music and was an avid ultra-light airplane pilot. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Brenda Offield; two sons, Jarvis, of Tulsa, Okla., and Tony Offield and his wife, Kathy, of Las Vegas; three grandchildren, Rebecca, Daniel, and Bethany; numerous nieces and nephews; and a special nephew, Charlie Hogston. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Catron Air Field, Chilhowie, Va., with the Rev. Paul T. Griffith officiating. Military honors will be offered by Highlands Veterans Honor guard and the National Guard Honor Guard. Burial will follow the service at Mt. Rose Cemetery, Glade Spring. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 4, 2011, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Farris Funeral Service, 427 E. Main St., Abingdon Va. Memorial contributions may be made in honor of Ronnie Lee Offield to the Glade Spring Volunteer Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 668, Glade Spring VA 24340; or to the Byars-Cobbs United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 667, Glade Spring VA 24340. Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneralservice.com and signing the guestbook. The family of Ronnie Lee Offield is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service and Crematory, 427 E. Main St., Abingdon VA 24210 (276) 623-2700.