Ronald Dean Sheaffer

Services for Ronald Dean “Ron” “Bear” Sheaffer, 61, Perry, will be 11am Wednesday, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Buster Cemetery near Perry, Kansas.

Mr. Sheaffer died Thursday, January 6, 2022 at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka, Kansas.

He was born May 17, 1960, in Emporia, Kansas, the son of Duane Harvey and Shirley Mae England Sheaffer.  He graduated from Lawrence High School in 1978.

Mr. Sheaffer worked for Hallmark Cards for 35 years before retiring.  He enjoyed working on cars, motorcycles, and lawnmowers.

Survivors include a daughter, Danelle Harris and husband Tim of Perry, Kansas; his mother, Shirley Sheaffer of Perry, Kansas; sister, Kay Sheaffer of Perry, Kansas; brother, Robert Sheaffer of Ottawa, Kansas; niece, Sunny Hepner and husband Russ of Perry, Kansas; nephews, Ryan Crain of Topeka, Kansas and Tyler Sheaffer of Wichita, Kansas.

He was preceded in death by his father.

The family will receive friends from 10-11am Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Jefferson County Humane Society, sent in care of the funeral home.

The service will be live streamed on the funeral home’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/RumseyYostFuneralHomeandCrematory

Messages & Condolences

From Susie Case...

My sincere condolences..

From Linda Hawks...

I am truly sorry for your loss! Sending lots of hugs, prayers and love to the family and friends! My son David Pitt has my number should ever need anything or just to talk.

From Amy Snow...

So sad to hear Bear has passed! We had a lot of fun times back in the Hallmark days. I pray his transition was peaceful and pain-free. Sending love to Danelle and the family during this time.

From Tammy Wright...

My deepest condolences to Danelle and family. I am thankful to have shared many of good times and laughs with Ron. His warm smile and kind soul will be missed. My prayers are with his loved ones during this difficult time.

From Margaret...

Words cannot begin to say how much Ron will be missed. Please know Maddie, Malcolm and I share in your grief.

From Naoma McElroy...

To the Family, I’m saddened to hear of Ron’s passing. He was a wonderful, kind person, and would do anything for anyone. Love, prayers and hugs to you all.

From Kelly and Bret Coleman...

Condolences to the family. Ron was a great guy and friend. I worked with him at Hallmark s,

From Deb and Jeff...

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. He was a great guy and will be missed by everyone who knew him.

From George and Cheryl Hunsinger...

Hugs and prayers to the family. Ron was a good guy, gone way to soon.

From Allicia Gibbs...

May God bless you all with strength during this difficult time! Peace and love to you all!

From Margaret Dick...

To the family: I’m sorry for your loss. Ron was a very sweet person. We had a lot of laughs at work. Prayers and Hugs!

From Marilyn, Steve Farag and family...

Our hearts are heavy, but “We are confident of this: we will see the goodness of the Lord. Wait for the Lord; be strong and let your heart take courage; wait for the
Lord! Psalm 27:13-14.

From Angela...

My deepest sympathies to the entire family. I am so sorry to hear of this sad news. Life is so short. I wish you all nothing but love, strength and many warm memories.

From Tracy Diel...

Went to Sunset Hill, WJHS with Ron and Robert many years ago. Very sorry for your loss and will be thinking of Ron.

From Julie Larson Rea...

Went to school with Ron. Sorry to hear of his passing. God bless.

From Michele Simpson...

Our sympathies to all of Ron’s family and friends. He was a kind and gentle soul.
Michele and Resse Simpson

From Rayann Eversmeyer...

Sympathy and condolences on his passing. Worked with Ron for several years. He was such a sweet and wonderful person. Will be missed greatly.

From Vicki Goff-Miller...

Our Condolence to You all,
Sincerely
John & Vicki Miller

From Donnie Ware...

Prayers to the family.

From Jacquelin Gengler...

Danelle, Sunny, Grandma Shirley & Uncle Bob, I’m so sorry for your loss. I haven’t seen Uncle Ron in years but he’ll always be know as my “Uncle”. Love you!

From Claudia...

May God bless the family, to get through this difficult time.
What a good person we will have great memories of
Love to the family

From Rhonda & Brad Hamm...

My condolences to you and your family for your loss.

From Bobbie & Jolene Brown...

So sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. We worked with him for a number of years. Condolences to the family.

From Tracy Dethloff...

Condolences to the family. I worked with Ron at Hallmark. Nice man as all those Sheaffer men are and were.

From Ron Swaney...

Condolences to the family.

From Linda Torkelson...

Mark and I send our sympathies. We will all miss Ron so very much. Love and hugs.

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