Ronald Cordell Reed, 86, passed away Friday, May 29, 2020, at his home in Rolla, Kansas.
He was born August 31, 1933 in Noble, Oklahoma to Ovie Clarence and Mildred Viola (Poole) Reed.
Ronald Reed and Temple Hurd were married September 11, 1953 in Udall, Kansas. To this union were three children; Mike, Greg and Kathy.
He attended Oklahoma University on a track scholarship and had a very successful collegiate career at OU. That is where he got his Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Education. He got his Masters of Teaching from Southwestern State College. Then he became Mr. Reed was what the kids called him at Rolla High School where he was a school teacher and counselor. Ron began teaching in August of 1961 and retired in May of 1993. Ron was active in the Rolla community and with schools. They were a part of Rolla Booster Club, Rolla Lions Club, and United Methodist Church.
Survivors include sons, Mike Reed, Rolla, KS. and Greg Reed and wife Raquel, Wichita, KS.; daughter, Kathy Reed and husband Mackie Redd, Hillsboro, NM.; grandchildren, Kirsten Kramer and husband Josh, Peck, KS., Kaitlyn Wasigner and husband Kyle, Park City, KS., Marisa Weaver and husband Richie, Dennison, TX., Montana Redd, Las Vegas, NV., Natty Mourglia and husband Todd, Joplin, MO., Maya Stucky and Ellie Stucky, Wichita, KS.; great-grandchildren, Gavin Mourglia, Matt Dennison, Bailey Dennison, Nora Wasinger, and Mia Wasinger; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Temple Lee; parents, Ovie and Mildred; brothers, Darrell and Donald Reed; sister, Betty Yoder.
A memorial has been established for Rolla Hope and Rolla Lions Club. Memorials may be mailed to Robson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 236, Hugoton, KS 67951.
Visitation will be Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 2 PM to 8 PM and Thursday, June 4, 2020, 10 AM to 8 PM with family receiving friends 6 PM to 8 PM, Robson Funeral Home, Hugoton.
A private Graveside will be held for the family. Memorial service, Friday, June 5, 2020, 10 AM. at the Ron Reed Track and Field at Rolla High School. Social distancing should be utilized for people in attendance for safety.
Robson Funeral Home, Hugoton is in charge of arrangements.