Funeral services for Ronald L. “Ronnie” Tebo, 74, Lawrence will be held at 11 am Saturday, February 23, 2013 at First United Methodist Church in Lawrence. Burial will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 24, 2013 at Hill City Cemetery in Hill City, KS, where he will receive a military graveside service. He died Monday, February 18, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born on October 30, 1938 in Ransom, KS the son of John William and Alta Lorene (Depew) Tebo.
He has lived in Lawrence since 1979 after moving here from Norton, KS.
Ronnie served his country in the U.S. Army.
He was an implement dealer and owned Tebo Implement Inc., in Norton, KS. He sold the business, moved to Lawrence, and became a real estate developer until he retired.
He was a member of American Legion in Topeka, KS. He was an avid KU football and basketball supporter.
Ronnie married Joy Fabricius on August 16, 1958 in Hill City, KS. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include two daughters, Deanna Phillips, and husband, Terrence, Dana Tebo, all of Lawrence; one granddaughter, Madelyn Phillips; and two brothers, Stephen Tebo, Boulder, CO and Kent Tebo, Bennington, KS. He was preceded in death by one sister, Linda Sunley; and one brother, David Tebo.
The family will greet friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Friday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Oncology Department at Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment Association and may be sent in care of the mortuary.