Ronald Allen Foote, 71, of Odessa, Texas, formerly of Pleasant Hill, Missouri was born Thursday, July 27, 1939 in Cass County, the son of Thomas L. and Georgia M. (Blank) Foote. He departed this life at 2:50 a.m. on Sunday, April 17, 2011 at the Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.
He was a 1958 graduate of the Pleasant Hill High School.
Ron was a well known car and RV Sales manager in the Kansas City area and later in the Odessa, Texas area. His work led him to Odessa where he had lived for the past 20 years.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two infant children Jeffrey Lynn and Melinda Jo; his sister Darlene Burris and one brother Donald Foote.
He is survived by his son Sean Foote and his fiancAC.e Sudha Dhandapani of Redwood City, California; one grandson Jonathan Blue and his wife Lisa of Olathe, Kansas; one sister Charlene Kessler and her husband James of Northfield, Minnesota; one brother Robert "Bob" Foote and his wife Sue of Pleasant Hill; two special and dear friends Dick Burke of La Feria, Texas and JoAnn Gillum of Odessa, Texas; several nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.
The family would like to thank Dr. Satish Mocherla, his staff, and the staff of Medical Center Hospital of Odessa, TX for their compassionate care during Mr. Foote's illness.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you make loans to needy families through Kiva at www.kiva.org.
Graveside funeral services were held Thursday, April 21, 2011, at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Reverend D. Kent Deubner minister of the Pleasant Hill First Christian Church officiated. Casket bearers were Jonathan Blue, Bill Cochran, Sean Foote and Ed Johnson.