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Linn County News

Published May 15, 2019

 

Ronald Ray Huffman, age 87 of Pleasanton, Kan., died Thursday, May 9, 2019, at Guest Home Estates Assisted Living. Ronald was born May 20, 1931, in Grigston, Kan. He was the youngest of eight children born to Milo Robert and Gertrude Mae (Raney) Huffman. Ronald grew up in the Scott City, Kan., area, graduating from Scott City High School.

After high school, Ronald worked for the family farm for a short time. He then enlisted into the United States Army. He was honorably discharged.

Raymond went to work for the Santa Fe Railroad as a signal man for 15 years. Then he worked for Kansas City Power & Light as an electrician until the early 2000’s when he retired.

On Feb. 19, 1968, Ronald married Dorothy A. Loch in Newton, Kan. They made their home in Fontana, Kan., before moving to Perry, Okla. They later moved to Amoret, Mo., and had lived in Pleasanton since May 1986.

Even after retirement, Raymond continued to do electrical work for people in his community.

He was preceded in death by his wife Dorothy, parents and siblings.

He is survived by his stepchildren, Ken Servos, Kay McMurray, Vicki Davis and Trish Said; along with 11 grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other family.

Visitation was scheduled for 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Eddy-Birchard Funeral Home, followed by cremation. Burial of Ashes was to be at a later date at Osawatomie Cemetery.

Memorials: Kidney Foundation, send c/o Eddy-Birchard Funeral Home P.O. Box 430, Osawatomie, KS 66064.

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