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Ronald L. Drum

July 25, 1941 ~ October 3, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Ronald Drum Obituary

Ronald L. "Ron" Drum, 82, of Millersville, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2023, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Ron was born July 25, 1941, in Millersville, to Wilson K. and Viola Stearns Drum. He and Lenora "June" Stamp were married September 1, 1962, at the Assembly of God Church in Illmo, Missouri. Their union was blessed with three children, Randy, Christine and Darren.

Ron worked 30 years as a lineman for Black River Electric CO-OP in Marble Hill. In earlier years, he also raised cattle.
Ronald's family was the light of his life. His hobbies included vegetable gardening and deer hunting.

Loving survivors include his wife of 61 years, June Drum of Millersville; children: Randy (Linda) Drum of Millersville; Christine "Chris" Drum of Jackson, and Darren (Jaime) Drum of Millersville; seven grandchildren, Jessica (Jon) McMillan and children Waylon and Audrey of Shawneetown; Tyler Seabaugh of Dickinson, North Dakota; Garrett Seabaugh and son Cole of Dickinson; Corey (Tori) Drum and son McCoy; Chelsea McDowell; and Brandon Drum (fiancée Kaitlyn Keller); and Cayden Drum all of Millersville; a brother, Paul (Anna Marie) Drum of Fruitland; and his canine best friend, Buddy, the Blue Heeler. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Elmer Drum; and a sister, Shirley A. Bollinger.

Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, October 8, 2023, at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

The Rev. Chris Vaught will conduct the funeral service at 10:30 a.m., Monday, October 9, 2023, at the funeral home. Interment will follow at New Salem Cemetery in Daisy.

If considering a memorial, the family suggests donations to New Salem Cemetery or Connection Point Church.

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Public Viewing
October 8, 2023

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
McCombs Funeral Home & Cremation Center
640 West Independence Street
Jackson, MO 63755

Funeral Service
October 9, 2023

10:30 AM
McCombs Funeral Home & Cremation Center
640 West Independence Street
Jackson, MO 63755

October 9, 2023

12:00 PM
New Salem Methodist Church Cemetery, Daisy, MO
650 State Hwy AA
Daisy, MO 63743


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