Mr. Ronnie Kenneth Gilmore

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“Uncle Ronnie always had a smile on his face and was always happy to see you. Mom told me when I was little and in the hospital, Ron came to the...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Cindy Tuepker - Cooley - MO

“Wanda and Darla so sad to hear about Ronnie. Praying for you and your family in this difficult time. Randy and Pam Potter ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Pamela Potter - Troy, MO

“WE COUNT OURSELVES LUCKY TO HAVE KNOWN RONNIE. HE WAS A REALLY NICE GUY, ONE THAT WOULD DO ANYTHING FOR YOU HE ALWAYS HAD A SMILE FOR YOU . HE WILL...Read More »
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“An inspirational man. This poem always reminds me of him:The man is a success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much; who has gained the...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Peter Catalano - New Melle, MO

“So very sorry for the loss of Ronnie. May God give you peace and comfort during this difficult time. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Tom & Kim Saunders - Elsberry, MO

“Wanda so sorry hear of your lost. Take care. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Sandra Hunter-Greenlee - Columbia, MO

“People come and go in your life but some make such a great impression they will never be forgotten, Ronnie was one of the best and never forgotten....Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Linda & Dave - England - Friend

“Wanda, Susan and I will miss seeing Ronnie. He always had a big smile on his face. I will never forget how well he treated David when he wass...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Randy Wade - Elsberry, MO

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
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Ronnie K. Gilmore

Memorial Services for Ronnie Kenneth Gilmore of Annada, MO will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry, MO. Rev. Tom Schofield, pastor of Elsberry First Christian Church will officiate with inurnment in Elsberry City Cemetery near Elsberry.

Mr. Gilmore, 71, passed away early Friday morning, July 25, 2014 at Pike County Memorial Hospital in Louisiana, MO. Born December 27, 1942 in St. Louis County, MO, he was the son of Frank and Florence Roark Gilmore. Ronnie was a 1960 graduate of Pattonville High School. He was united in marriage on April 14, 1984 in St. Charles, MO to Wanda Jean Schmidt. He worked as an assembler and insurance representative for General Motors in Wentzville, MO, retiring in 1991 after 30 years. He was a member of the Elsberry First Christian Church. Ronnie was also a member and a Past Master of New Hope Masonic Lodge #199, the United Auto Workers Local #2250 and the Wheelers - Dealers Square Dance Club of St. Charles. He was an Explorer Troop Leader for the Boy Scouts and enjoyed collecting knives.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Florence Gilmore; one brother, Monroe Gilmore; and two half sisters: Mary Jaeger and Bernice Skinner.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 30 years, Wanda Gilmore of Annada; one daughter, Darla Teply and her husband, Richard, of Winder, GA; and two granddaughters: Destiny Silich and her husband, Chris and Danielle Teply of Winder. He also leaves one brother, Wilbert Gilmore and his wife, Joann, of St. Charles; four sisters: Shelby Morgan of St. Claire, MO, Shirley Tuepker of St. Claire, Sharon Stapleton and her husband, Mike, of Fairborn, OH and Kay Hardman and her husband, Carl, of St. Charles; one sister-in-law, Eva Mae Gilmore of Overland, MO; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry with a Masonic Service at 7:30 p.m. Memorials may be made to P.A.L.S. – Troy or the American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) in care of Carter-Ricks Funeral Home, 107 S. 5th Street; Elsberry, MO 63343.