Ronald E. Wilkinson 1939 - 2020
Ronald E. Wilkinson
1939 - 2020
Kidder – Ronald Wilkinson, 80, died at home surrounded by family on the morning of January 24, 2020.
Preceded in death by parents Raymond and Bernice (Elliott) Wilkinson, wife Karen (Ostrander) Wilkinson. Brothers Dale Wilkinson, Phillip Wilkinson, Larry Wilkinson, Donald Wilkinson and Sister Wanda (Wilkinson) Rhine. Survivors include daughters Ann (Arthur) Flores, Sheridan, AR; Tina (Mark) Hackett, St. Joseph, MO; Brother Paul Wilkinson, Martinez, GA.
Ronald retired after 35 years with the Southland Corporation. He was first hired as the manager of a 7-Eleven convenience store and later promoted to Regional Midwest Store Inspector.
Ronald was a member of Cameron First Baptist Church, Cameron, MO.
Celebration of Life Service was held on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 11 am at Faith United Baptist Church, 8400 SW State Rte V, St. Joseph, MO, Rev. Gary Dean Officiated, son-in-law Mark Hackett was the soloist.
Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association at www.diabetes.org.
Interment will be at a later date in Washington City Cemetery, Washington, KS. Rupp Funeral Home of St. Joseph