Ronald Lee “Ron” Edmonds

Ronald Lee “Ron” Edmonds, 65, a lifelong resident and longtime business owner of Oskaloosa, died Jan. 22, 2011, at his home.

Ronald EdmondsHe was born Nov. 5, 1945, at Leavenworth, the son of Rufus Albert and Zelpha Mae Casebier Edmonds.

He was a 1963 graduate of Oskaloosa High School and attended the University of Kansas. He owned and operated filling stations in Oskaloosa from 1971 to 2011. He currently owned Walnut Street Liberty Station and had formerly owned Ron’s Phillips 66.

He was a charter member and elder of the Living Water Evangelical Free Church in Oskaloosa.

He married Phyllis Ann Phalen Sept. 21, 1964, at Oskaloosa. She survives at the home.

He is also survived by three daughters, Victoria Metzger, Oskaloosa, Erica Vermillion, Overland Park, and Chelsea Edmonds, Tampa, Fla.; a sister, Patricia Evans, McLouth; a brother, Donald Edmonds, McLouth; and six grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Living Water E-Free Church. Burial will be at Pleasant View Cemetery, Oskaloosa. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the church.

Memorials can be made to Jefferson County Friends of Hospice or to the sister church, Healing House Ministries of Kansas City, Mo., and sent in care of Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa, 66066.

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