Ronald Eugene Cudmore
Ronald Eugene Cudmore, age 63, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2019, at Cassville Mercy Hospital. Mr. Cudmore, son of Ronald G. and Letha R. (Jaster) Cudmore, was born on October 18, 1956, in Rock Island, Illinois. Ron grew up and attended school in Iowa and Southern California. After graduating from San Dieguito High School he severed four years in the Marine Corps. Ron worked many years in the trucking industry, off shore drilling and the state of Arkansas Road Department. Retiring early, he enjoyed foster parenting many children and adopting several with his wife Kathy. Ron loved showing children new things, telling stories attending music shows, auctions, and Silver Dollar City. His favorite past times were spending time with his family just enjoying life.
Survivors include his wife Kathy Cudmore, of Cassville; eighteen children, Anthony Cudmore, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Christopher Cudmore, of Springdale, Arkansas, Jaqueline Linster, of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, Sarah Kozlowski, of Bentonville, Arkansas, Joline Spann, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Rebecka Spann, of Gentry, Arkansas, Kristin McLeod, of Cassville, Kristen Newman, of Fort Smith, Arkansas, Dasan Cudmore, Decatur, Arkansas, Delilah Gunter, of Monett, Samantha Cudmore, of Exeter, Kyle Hawkins, of Joplin, Rachel Cudmore, of Mason City, Iowa, Andrea Cudmore, of Cassville, Wyatt Hawkins, Caleb Cudmore, Korah Cudmore, and Aaron Cudmore, all of Exeter; nineteen grandchildren; three brothers, Jeff Cudmore and his wife Teri, of California, Robert Cudmore and his wife Estrella, of Texas, and David Cudmore, of Texas; numerous nieces and nephews; and his first wife, Janis Robertson, of Mississippi.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Timothy Cudmore and Craig Cudmore; and his second wife Lynnita Cudmore.
Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville, with Pastor Jamie Smith officiating.
Service arrangements and cremation are under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville, Missouri. Please visit our website at www.whitefuneralhome.org for online condolences and obituaries.