Ronald E. Ashford, 46, of Lenexa, Kan., died Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2005, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center in Overland Park, Kan.
No funeral services. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at Amos Funeral Chapel in Lenexa. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Overland Park Masonic Lodge or Butterfield Youth Services, P.O. Box 333, Marshall, MO 65340.
Born in Bethany, he was the son of Leroy Ashford, who survives of Drexel, and LaDonna Arrowood, who survives of Marshall. He was a member of Overland Park Masonic Lodge and Heart of America Council, Boy Scouts of America. He was also an Eagle Scout and a member of the Tribe of Mic-O-Say at Bartle Scout Reservation. He received a national Medal of Merit for lifesaving.
Additional survivors include his wife, Lori Ashford of the home; one sister, Angela Dickens of Marshall; two brothers, Michael Ashford of Marshall and Randy Ashford of Independence; and 11 nieces and nephews.