Ron Orion Magee (September 6, 1949 to July 5, 2021)
Ron O. Magee was born September 6, 1949, the second of five sons, to Warren and Marilyn Magee. He attended Stanley schools and graduated from Stanley Rural High School in May of 1967. Ron was drafted into the Marine Corps and married his first wife, Teresa Weaver, before shipping out to Vietnam. Two sons, Troy Lyn Magee and Keith Aron Magee, were born from this union, which ended in divorce. Ron worked very hard and raised two fine men with the help of his parents.
In February 1985, Ron married Catherine Bruce, who died from MS on January 29, 2008. In August 2015, Ron reconnected with his high school sweetheart, Anita DaMetz (Gorman), therein gaining two more children--Monica Butler and Greg Gorman, along with seven grandchildren.
Ron was preceded in death by his parents, Warren and Marilyn Magee, and his second spouse Catherine.
He is survived by his wife, Anita Dametz Magee; his sons Troy (Jennifer) Magee, Olathe; Keith (Erica) Magee, Stilwell; stepdaughter Monica (Darren) Butler, Olathe; and stepson Greg (Thi) Gorman, Lenexa; grandchildren Arwyn Mage, Olathe; Alivea Magee, Stilwell; Riley Wilson, Stillwell; Sierra Almanza, Hartford, IL; Marley Butler, Olathe; Peyton (Austin ) Marple, Oronogo, MO; Attlyn (Andrew) Hurley, Pittsburg; Maxwell and Zoe Gorman, Lenexa. He is also survived by his four brothers: Bob (Rae) Magee, Spring Hill; Dennis (Donna) Magee, Stilwell; David (Jan) Magee, Lee’s Summit, MO; and Chuck (Debbie) Magee, Lenexa, plus numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Ron’s faith in God was very important to him and all the more in the last few years.
In his last years, Ron was plagued by remnants of his military service affecting his lungs, skin and other organs as well. Ron was a wonderful man, beloved by family, friends, clients, other veterans, and work associates.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Tunnels to Towers, 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, New York 10306 or Christians United for Israel, PO Box 1307, San Antonio, TX 78295-1307 or copy and paste the following web address into your browser: https://cufi.org/contact-us/
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