Ronald Gene “Ron” Thompson

Graveside services for Ronald Gene “Ron” Thompson, 93, Lawrence, will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Thompson died Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at LMH Health.

He was born March 17, 1926, in Beloit, KS, the son of Mose and Bessie Thompson.

Mr. Thompson served in the United States Army during WWII. He worked as a carpenter and was a delivery driver for All Star Dairy for many years. He was a member of the VFW and the American Legion.

He enjoyed fishing, gardening, working outdoors, and was a jack of all trades. Ron was a family man and was very devoted to his family.

He married the love of his life, Violet I. Hastings in 1950 in Beloit, KS. She survives of the home.

Friends may call from noon until 8 p.m. Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday.

The family suggests in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Legion, sent in care of the funeral home.

Messages & Condolences

From Betty Cramer ( Murray )...

I’m so sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. You and Ron have been in my thoughts many times. You both helped me thru some tough times, raising my children. I was blessed to have you both as my friends. My heart is hurting with you.

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