Ronald Lee DePriest

Ronald Lee DePriest

1947-2020 

Ronald Lee DePriest, 73, formerly of Ottawa, Kansas, passed from this life on Monday, September 28, 2020, at the Shawnee Mission Medical Center with his children at his side.

Ron was born on August 9, 1947, to Othal Lee and Ruth Peugh DePriest in Ottawa, Kansas. He graduated from Ottawa High School and attended Kansas State University in Emporia. In his younger years he and his brother Gary ran a video game room in Ottawa called Good Time Get Away. Through the years Ron drove commercial trucks and buses, was in real estate and various sales jobs, owned and operated a construction business, and loved to dabble in politics.

Preceding him in death were his parents, an infant brother Don Alan DePriest and his sister Becky DePriest.

Ron is survived by his children, Jonathan (Sheryl) DePriest, Ronnie (Lia) DePriest, Risa (David) Ditamore and step son, Sean Babb, four brothers, Gary (Diana) DePriest, David (Marcia) DePriest, Harold (Janet) DePriest, Phillip DePriest and companion Danita, and one sister, Martha (Bobby) DePriest Dodd and 17 grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held October 17th at 10:00 a.m. for friends and family at the Richmond Cemetery in Richmond, Kansas.

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