Ronnie Ray Eichelberger

Ronnie Ray Eichelberger, age 63, Riverton, KS, passed away suddenly on Monday, November 28th, 2022.

Ronnie was born on June 15th, 1959 in Joplin, MO to the late union Frankie and Annie (Cass) Eichelberger. He graduated in 1978 from Memorial High School in Joplin. He worked at Consumer’s Market for a number of years and met the love of his life, Debbie Hartshorn. He married Debbie on August 22nd, 1981 at Tennessee Prairie Church in Galena, KS. In 1983 he started truck driving for J.B. Hunt and then worked for Standard Transportation for 23 years. He loved his family and friends more than anything. If he wasn’t trucking, then he was traveling all around the U.S. with his beloved wife. Together they visited 48 states. Ronnie enjoyed watching movies with his son, Grant, listening to music with his son, Miles, and golfing with his brother, Terry. He loved his grandchildren and they knew how to work Ronnie. He could quote just about any and every tv show or movie anytime. Ronnie will be deeply missed by his friends and family.

Ronnie is survived by his wife of the home, Debbie Eichelberger; two sons, Miles and Grant Eichelberger; four brothers and sisters, Christina Crosby, Terry Eichelberger, Donnie Eichelberger, and Mary Sue Jones; mother, Mary Eichelberger; and two grandchildren, Adaline and Jensen.

Memorial visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 30th, 2022 at Thornhill-Dillon Mortuary Chapel from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Memorial service will be held Thursday, December 1st, 2022 at House of Prayer at 1:00 p.m.

Cremation arrangements are under the personal care and direction of Parker Mortuary.

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