Ronald D. Popejoy

June 26, 2013 


Ronald D. Popejoy, 78, of Lee’s Summit, passed away on June 22, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Ron was born on Nov. 8, 1934. He graduated high school in Excelsior Springs where he began his career with the J.C. Penney Co. He retired from Penney’s after 42 years. He enjoyed golf and traveling. He was an avid sports spectator and loved watching his grandchildren participate in various activities. He loved spending time with his family. He was a member of the Lee’s Summit Community Church.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Shirley, son, James Popejoy and wife Melanie of N.D., daughter, Patricia McWilliams and husband Mark of Lee’s Summit, sister, Cheryl Sakaizawa, brother, Jeffery Popejoy of Calif., grandchildren, Kourtney and James Ewart, Kari and Aaron Paris, Kodie McWilliams and Matthew McWilliams, and great grandchildren, Evan Ewart and Kennedy Ewart of Lee’s Summit.

Funeral services were held on Monday evening.

Memorial contributions may be made to KC Metro Special Olympics, 9001 W. 67th. St., Merriam, KS, 66202, memo 22.030.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

(Arrangements: Langsford Funeral Home, 115 SW Third St, Lee’s Summit, MO., 64063, 816-524-3700.)

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