Ronald Albert McIntire, 85, a resident of Lake Tapawingo, MO passed away peacefully Sunday, September 18, 2022 at Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence, MO. He was born March 4, 1937 to Joe and Wilma (Smith) McIntire in Arkansas City, KS.
Ronald received his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS. He was united in marriage to Brenda (Kitterer) Harris on November 1, 1969 in Kansas City, MO. Over his working career as a Mechanical Engineer, Ronald worked for Bendix Corp., KW Dart Trucking, and Fike Metal Products before his retirement in 1993. Ronald was a member of the Heart of America Barbershop Society Chorus. He enjoyed photography, especially taking photos of his grandchildren, singing, and computers.
Survived by his loving wife, Brenda McIntire of Lake Tapawingo, MO; daughter, Kimberly McIntire of Kansas City, MO; sister, Melinda Abitz of Topeka, KS; 2 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Ronald was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Wilma McIntire; sister, Karen McIntire; brother, Tim McIntire; 1 grandson; 1 great-granddaughter.
A private family gathering will take place to celebrate Ronald’s life at Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs. Memories of Ronald and words of comfort for his family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.