Ronald R. Hedden

Thursday, April 7, 2005

Born 7-22-1938 -- Died 3-28-2005

Ronald R. Hedden, 66, died March 28, 2005, at Cox South in Springfield, Mo.

Born July 22, 1938, he was the son of Ellis and Exie Hedden of Thayer, Mo. He graduated from Thayer High School in 1956.

He married Patsy Mullins Jan. 31, 1959, in Miami, Okla.

He was employed by Frisco Railroad for 40 years and was owner of Hedden's Garage for 26 years.

Survivors include his wife; three children -- Micheal, Terry and his wife, Debbie, and Rhonda, all of Springfield; five grandchildren -- Lydia, Curtis, Adam, Emily and Anna; six brothers -- Jessie and wife Sharon, of Springfield, Marvin and Sharon, Kenneth and wife, Connie, Richard and wife, Joyce, Stanley and wife, Cathy, and Gordon and wife, Rhonda, all of Thayer, Mo.

He was preceded in death by both parents and two brothers -- Roy Wayne and Johnnie.

The funeral service was March 31 at Greenlawn, North with burial directly after.