Ronald Lee Sears, 76, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Sunday, March 13, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family. Funeral service for Ronald will be 4:00 p.m., Thursday, March 17, 2016 at Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St., Blue Springs, MO, 816-229-3276, with visitation one hour prior to the service starting at 3:00 p.m., at the chapel. Burial will follow at the Blue Springs Cemetery, Blue Springs, MO. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Calvary Baptist Church of Blue Springs, MO.
Ronald was born on June 1, 1939 to Fredrick and Inez (Spencer) Sears in Wolcott, IN. On December 29, 1999 he was united in marriage to Virgenia Delos Santos in Manila, Philippines. He attended Butler University and Johnson Bible College where he received a degree in Education and a Master’s degree in Divinity. Ronald worked for the United States Postal Service from 25 years before retiring in 2000. He was also a Pastor, primarily at the Elijah Rock Baptist Church in Kansas City, MO for more than 20 years retiring in 2006. Ronald also taught at Carver Christian Elementary School in Kansas City, MO. He enjoyed playing chess and swimming. Enjoyed and appreciated his family and friends.
Survivors include his wife, Virgenia of Blue Springs, MO; sons, Stanton Sears of Charleston, WV, Russell Sears (Jana) of Monticello, IN, Timothy Sears of Gladstone, MO, Andrew Sears (Heather) of Boston, MA; brother, John Sears (Connie) of Lafayette, IN; sister, Norma Jordan (Michael) of Vincennes, IN; grandchildren, Hope, Faith, Brett, Brady, Ezekiel, Ezra. He was preceded in death by his parents; and first wife of 37 years, Joyce (Wirth) Sears whom he married on December 20, 1959. Memories of Ronald and condolences for the family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.