Col. Ronald Fee

Friday, December 3, 2010

Col. Ronald R. Fee, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010, at Missouri Veterans Home.

He was born July 21, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, to Ira and Nevada Gaines Fee. He and V. Lee Ross were married Feb. 3, 1951, in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Fee was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau. He retired as a colonel in the U.S. Army after a 40-year military career.

Survivors include his wife, V. Lee Fee of Cape Girardeau; three sons, Bruce Fee and wife Carla of Cape Girardeau, Keith Fee of Holts Summit, Mo., Kevin Fee and wife Lisa of Warrensburg, Mo.; a daughter, Rhonda Ray and husband Stephen of Cape Girardeau; six grandchildren, Joshua, Sarah and Danielle Fee, Warren Ray, Ashlee and Jaymee Fee; and a stepgrandson, Justin Vanderpool.

He was preceded in death by his parents, seven brothers, a sister and a grandson, Justin Ray.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Nathan Burgell officiating. Entombment will be in Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum, with military honors conducted by Missouri Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions may be given to Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau.

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