Ron Ritterbush 1940-2018

December 18, 2018

Ron Ritterbush, 78, of Martinsburg, formerly of Bevier, passed away on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at his home.

Memorial Services will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, December 26, at Arnold Funeral Home in Mexico. Visitation is Wednesday from 12 noon until service time at the funeral home.

Ron was born on October 9, 1940 in Beatrice, Nebraska, the son of Glen and Helen (Howl) Ritterbush. Ron married Dixie C. Rivers Stingley on June 14, 1989 in Las Vegas, Nevada. She survives.

Mr. Ritterbush had served in the U.S. Navy and was a sales representative for Kohl Wholesale, retiring after 30 years.

Survivors include his wife, Dixie Ritterbush of the home; four step-children, Danny (Barb) Stingley of Overland Park, Kansas, Rick (Mary) Stingley of Kansas City, Chris Hemenway of Lincoln, Illinois, and Paul (Tricia) Stingley of Fulton; one nephew, Richie Ritterbush of Bevier; and eight step-grandchildren, Dr. Cara (Chaz) Rumage of Olathe, Kansas, Brianna “Brie” (Chris) Hart of Bolingbrook, Illinois, Dr. Sarah Stingley of Charlotte, North Carolina, Ellie Stingley of Kansas City, Daniel Hemenway of Chicago, Illinois, Grace Hemenway of Lincoln, Illinois, Molly Stingley and Ellie Stingley, both of Fulton.

Ron was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Richard Ritterbush.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, c/o Arnold Funeral Home, 425 S. Jefferson, Mexico, MO 65265.

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