Ronald Dwayne Dees, 47, of Topeka, Kansas, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on August 2, 2017 at Midland Hospice House. Ronald was born on January 25, 1970 in Port Charlotte, Florida, to Donald Dees and Cynthia Howze Dees. Ronald served as a Sergeant in the U.S. Marines from 1988-1996, and served in the Persian Gulf War. 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. He was a Law Professor at Washburn University from 2011-2017. He was a member of the National Rifle Association, Plumber and Pipe Fitter's UA Local 630 in West Palm Beach, Florida, and the Kansas Bar Association.
He met his wife Stacey in Punta Gorda, Florida and they later married on October 19, 1996. They had 4 children together. Ron was a member of Northland Christian Church and was an instructor for youth gun safety and hunter's education. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and loved sporting clays. His biggest enjoyment in life was spending time with his children and family.
Ronald is survived by both of his parents, Donald and Cynthia; his wife Stacey; three daughters, Madison Dees, Allegra Dees, Astra Dees; a son, Aslan Dees; and a sister Melissa (Chris) Jericka.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 pm till 3:00pm Thursday August 10, 2017 at the Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home, 635 E Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950. 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. Memorial donations may be made to the Dees' Children College Fund, c/o the Davidson Funeral Home, 1035 North Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas 66608
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.Rest in peace my friend.
Woodie Lee and Family
Deepest sympathies to the Dees' family in your time of loss. Your family is in our thoughts.
My thoughts and prayers are with you. I am so sorry for your loss.
With Deepest Sympathy,
My deepest sympathies to Mr. Dees' family and friends. Many prayers to all during this difficult time. It is with great honor that I add Mr. Dees to the Gulf War Veteran's Memorial page for his faithful service during the Gulf War. Thank you sir for ensuring our freedoms. Today America mourns the loss of one of our Heroes. https://www.facebook.com/HonorGulfWarVsterans/
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