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“I'll always remember Ronnie's quick witted sense of humor, his kind heart & the backyard campfire gatherings.My heartfelt condolences go out to the...Read More »
1 of 32 | Posted by: Dawn Croy - Punta Gorda, FL

“Ronnie and I had a great quail hunting friendship for several years while he and Stacy were here in PuntaGorda. He was a lot of fun and always showed...Read More »
2 of 32 | Posted by: Jack Waterworth - Poet Charlotte, FL

“Sending prayers to the family. So sorry for your loss. Ronnie was a great person. ”
3 of 32 | Posted by: Amanda Raimondi - San tan valley, AZ

“Rest In Peace Ronnie.. You were a wonderful childhood friend! So sorry for the family ”
4 of 32 | Posted by: DeeDee Westberry - Punta Gorda, FL

“My name is Art BrennanI go to Topeka Bible Church.My condolences go to the family of the Dees.I read about Ron and it touched my heart.I just came...Read More »
5 of 32 | Posted by: Art Brennan - Topeka, KS

“My condolences to the and May the God of all comfort gives you strength in this difficult time. John 6:40 ”
6 of 32 | Posted by: Maglea - MD

“I remember Ronnie from when I was a kid. I'll never forget the buggy ride he took Jared and I on. My heart goes out to Uncle Donald and Aunt Cynthia...Read More »
7 of 32 | Posted by: Felecia Davis - Lincoln, MO

“STACEY, WE ARE SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. RONNIES PAIN AND SUFFERING HAS ENDED AND WE KNOW YOU WERE THERE WITH HIM, MAKING IT AS EASY AS POSSIBLE.SORRY,...Read More »
8 of 32 | Posted by: RON & LEE MARTIN - BRANDON, MS

“As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. ”
9 of 32 | Posted by: Earl & Sharon Goodwyne - FL

“My deepest sympathy to the Dees Family. Ron had a heart of gold and always brought a smile to people with his humor. He will be missed by his co...Read More »
10 of 32 | Posted by: Jose Hinojosa - Wichita, KS

“1 Corinthians 15:55-57 King James Version (KJV)55O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?56The sting of death is sin; and the...Read More »
11 of 32 | Posted by: Steve & Teresa Thompson - FL

“My thoughts are with his family. The law school and the world are both a little darker without his bright personality. Rest In Peace professor, and...Read More »
12 of 32 | Posted by: Kate Wary - Great Bend, KS

“My Prayers & Deepest Sympathy to All the Dees Family. ”
13 of 32 | Posted by: Marcia (Dawson) Lee - Punta Gorda, FL

“Our thoughts and prayers to all of the Dees family. Ronnie was a wonderful man and will be missed by many. Our hearts ache for all of you .Rick and...Read More »
14 of 32 | Posted by: Rick and Joanne Jordan - FL

“I am so glad I had you as a friend. You were such a kind and gentle soul. You will be forever missed but never forgotten ”
15 of 32 | Posted by: Amanda Cook Raimondi - AZ

“Psa 116:15 Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints.(ESV)2Co 5:6 So we are always of good courage. We know that while we are at...Read More »
16 of 32 | Posted by: Mark Adams - McDonald, KS

“I am very sorry to hear of Ron's death. I was told of his illness when I visited with my mother in Port Charlotte this past May. I was a classmate...Read More »
17 of 32 | Posted by: Eileen J Budlong-Laughlin - KS

“RIP Ronnie.. prayers for the Dees family.. ”
18 of 32 | Posted by: Steve and Laura Becker - FL

“I am so sorry for.your loss. Prayers to.ypu.and ypur family! ”
19 of 32 | Posted by: Mekie Summers - Stockton, CA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family in this difficult time. We have very fond memories of your family when we were neighbors in Punta Gorda. ”
20 of 32 | Posted by: Jim & Sandy Melo - Port Charlotte, FL

“Rest in piece Ronnie. My prayers to all of you, much love, Trinidy ”
21 of 32 | Posted by: Trinidy Thompson - Topeka, KS

“Too soon we have lost one of the best .RIP Ronnie , You could always make me laugh ,I will miss that. Aunt Yvonne ”
22 of 32 | Posted by: Yvonne Davis - Satsuma, FL

“My condolences. I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with your family. You always brought great humor to Washburn. ”
23 of 32 | Posted by: Lisa Tse - Medina, WA

“Rest in Peace , Ronnie. You were a great person and will be sorely missed. Until we meet again! I will be praying for your family, wife and...Read More »
24 of 32 | Posted by: Rebecca (Parker) Cope - London, KY

“RIP Ronnie, praying for all of the Dees Family❤ so sorry for your loss. ”
25 of 32 | Posted by: Tim and Chris Rodgers - FL

“I know heaven truly celebrated your homecoming and though my heart hurts knowing your gone and for your family I know you are in a better place with...Read More »
26 of 32 | Posted by: Melanie Criswell-Hill - FL

“Rest in peace Prof. Dees, i am sincerely thankful for all the help you personally gave me as a Washburn law school student. ”
27 of 32 | Posted by: Ron Manyiri - Tacoma, WA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all and may the Lord bring you comfort and strength through this time as well as the coming days. ”
28 of 32 | Posted by: Ruby Schmidt-McLean - FL - friend

“RIP. you will be missed !! ”
29 of 32 | Posted by: Caroline (small) faircloth - FL

“Sending much love and prayers to the whole family. Heaven gained another angel. ”
30 of 32 | Posted by: Kathy & Ricky Breed - Murphy, NC

“I am so sorry for your loss my prayers are with your family ”
31 of 32 | Posted by: Jackie Kennedy - Punta Gorda, FL

“Stacey, you and the kids are in our prayers. I wish I had the right words but know we care and are here if you need something. ”
32 of 32 | Posted by: Mike and Jackie Teaford - Topeka, KS


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Ronald was born on January 25, 1970 and passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2017.

Ronald was a resident of Topeka, Kansas at the time of passing.

He graduated from Charlotte High School in 1988 and later graduated from Edison State College, Florida Gulf Coast University, and Washburn University with his Doctorate in Law in 2009.

Ronald served as a Sergeant in the U.S. Marines from 1988-1996, and served in the Persian Gulf War.

The Funeral Service will begin at 3:00pm Thursday at the funeral home with the Pastor Lance Henderson officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Indian Springs Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family will be setting up college funds for the benefit of the children.

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