Ronald G. “Ron” Brand, age 58, of Sullivan, Missouri passed away Sunday, December 8, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his family.
Ron was born on July 27, 1961 in Ironton, Missouri, the son of Robert and Ada Brand. He grew up and attended school in Viburnum, graduating in 1979. Ron was united in marriage to Kim Hedrick on October 4, 1980 at Boss Assembly of God in Boss, MO. To their union their son, Ross, was born. Ron was employed by Ameren as a Maintenance Electrician Supervisor for their Labadie Plant.
Ron enjoyed spending time with family, friends and co-workers. He often spoke proudly of Kim, Ross, Lindsay and Maple. Maple was very special to her Pappy and he cherished every moment spent with her. Ron’s hobbies included reading, hunting and fishing. Norfork Lake was his happy place. He loved to travel and experience meeting new people. Ron was known for his friendliness toward everyone and he never met a stranger. His favorite pastime was spent watching deer from the patio, sitting by a fire or sunsets on the boat. Ron will be lovingly remembered and missed by his family and friends.
Ron is survived by his wife, Kim Brand of Sullivan, MO; one son, Ross Brand and wife Lindsay of Shrewsbury, MO; his mother, Ada Brand of East End, MO; one beloved granddaughter, Maple Brand; two sisters, Janet Turner of Ward, AR and Brenda Hedgcoth and husband Hershel of East End, MO; father-in-law, Jerry Hedrick and wife Penny of Willard, MO; mother-in-law, Phyllis Williamson and husband Dennis of Blue Springs, MO; sister-in-law, Rhonda Barnes and husband Dennis of Salem, MO; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Brand; and one brother-in-law, Homer Turner.
Funeral services were conducted 11:00 AM, Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Boss Assembly of God, Boss, MO, officiated by Pastor Paul Davis. Interment followed in Boss Cemetery.
Visitation was held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Friday, December 13, 2019 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan and from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Boss Assembly of God.
Memorial contributions in Ron’s memory may be made to: Boss Assembly of God or the Boss Cemetery Fund.
All arrangements were under the care of the Eaton Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Sullivan, MO.