Ronald Ray DeMott

Graveside services for Ronald Ray DeMott, 81, Eudora will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Eudora Cemetery in Eudora, KS. Ron passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at LMH Health.

Ron was born on September 25, 1939 in Blue Mound, KS, the son of Ray and Virginia (Parnell) Russell DeMott.

Ron graduated from Blue Mound Highschool in 1957.

He married Julia Ann Jeffery on March 16, 1973 in Eudora, KS. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include his three sons, Steve DeMott (Brenda), Kansas City, MO, Mike DeMott (Robin), Stephenville, TX, Scott DeMott (Dee), Lindsborg, KS; seven grandchildren, Dustin, Logan, Shelby Anderson (Connor), Chelsea, Mikhayla, Jarod, Skyler; sisters, Beverly Lind, Janet Johnson (Richard), both of Fort Scott, KS; nephews; Shane Johnson, Nocona, TX and Shannon Johnson (Tommy), Fort Scott, KS; and great nephews, Tyler and Tanner; niece, Debbie Howard (Bruce), Eudora, KS, nephew, Jeff Neis (Carey Creason), Lawrence, KS; great nephews; Hunter Neis, Lawrence, KS, Cody Howard (Ashley) – Riley, great niece Elisha Howard, Eudora, KS.

He will lie-in-state from 10 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary-Eudora Chapel 1003 John L. Williams Drive in Eudora.

Memorial contributions may be made in Ron’s name to Arthritis Foundation and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.

15 Condolences

  1. Julie Rockhold Tesch on January 28, 2021 at 8:00 pm

    Thoughts and prayers!
    I have so many wonderful memories of this tough & gentle man.

    Rest in peace, Cowboy!

  2. Stacey Rockhold Leslie on January 28, 2021 at 8:03 pm

    Steve, Mike, Scott, Julia and families— I am so sorry to learn of Ron’s passing. He was such a character and I have wonderful memories of riding with him. He is now back with JJ and all his treasured horses. Cowboy will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Deepest sympathies,
    Stacey (Rockhold) Leslie

  3. Kathleen Brown on January 29, 2021 at 9:27 am

    So sorry to read of Rons passing. We have lost so many wonderful people including my husband Dick Brown in Dec. There will obviously a hugh party in heaven. Hugs to the family.

  4. James Don Neal on January 29, 2021 at 10:36 am

    I have fond memories of Ron from work at USI and playing basket ball with him in Eudora. We send our condolence his family and friends.

  5. Janet Spring on January 29, 2021 at 5:38 pm

    So sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. Knew Ron from coming into the Dari Treat for many years. My family all thought a lot of Ron! Hugs to all!

  6. Jerry Katzfey on January 29, 2021 at 8:15 pm

    My condolences to the whole DeMott family. Ron was one of the best ! Sending you all thoughts and prayers .

  7. Joe & Donna Ketchum on January 30, 2021 at 7:36 am

    We’re both so sad to hear of Ron’s passing and know this is a huge loss for the DeMott family. Ron was a good person, faithful husband and dedicated father. Our prayers are with you now and through the days ahead.

  8. Holly Kracl on January 30, 2021 at 5:39 pm

    Prayers and comfort to all.

  9. Kari K DePauw on February 1, 2021 at 11:15 am

    Sorry for your loss! Sending prayers!

  10. Terri N. Traul on February 1, 2021 at 1:40 pm

    Steve, Mike, Scott and families ~

    Sending my most sincere condolences for the loss of your dad. May you all seek comfort in the memories you share ♥️

  11. Nancy Helm on February 1, 2021 at 3:06 pm

    Steve, Mike & Scott:

    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. Please know that you and your families are in my thoughts.

    Love, Nan

  12. Kaylyn Petetson on February 2, 2021 at 9:30 am

    Our deepest sympathies to Mike and the DeMott family. Love and Hugs!

    Lance, Kaylyn, Hadley & Layton

  13. Rosie Allen on February 3, 2021 at 8:26 am

    I’m so sorry for the loss of your Father Mike. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. May God bless you and your family
    Rosie Buffy Dusty Chase Allen family from Galesburg, Illinois

  14. Betty Mackey on February 4, 2021 at 9:14 am

    Sorry for your loss. R.I.P.

  15. Pam Hadl on February 8, 2021 at 9:40 pm

    So sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. Met him when my parents owned the Dari Treat many years ago. I can remember him bringing the boys in with him to the Dari Treat. They were little guys.
    My family thought a lot of Ron. He will truly be missed.

    Pam Hadl

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