St. Louis, MO – Funeral services celebrating the life of Ronald Arthur Blackmon, 59, of St. Louis, MO will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, May 24th, 2018 at Affton Kutis Funeral Home located at 10151 Gravois Road followed by burial service at Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM Wednesday, May 23th, 2018, at Kutis Funeral Home.
Ron passed away Friday, May 18th, 2018. Ron was born in St. Louis, MO, August 4th, 1958, to Robert and LaVerne Blackmon. Ron was a renowned remodeling contractor and wood craftsman. He was very active in the Affton Community, including involvement with the Elk’s Lodge, Boy Scouts of America, Affton Father’s Club, Affton Mother’s Club and Affton Chamber of Commerce. He once received the award for Affton Citizen of the Year.
Ron is survived by his high school sweetheart and wife, Jessica Victoria Blackmon(nee Kaufmann); his five children Ronald Blackmon (Lauren), Douglas Blackmon (Jessica), Barbara Borntrager (Eddie), Alexander Blackmon (Samantha), and Rebecca Donahue (Max); his grandchildren Hailey, Nora, Jace, Jack, Vince, Clayton; and his three siblings Robert Blackmon (Iva), William Blackmon (Debbie), and Victoria Hager (Don). He was a dear brother-in-law, nephew, uncle, cousin and friend.
Ron will be remembered as a kind, generous, hard-working, caring, and fun-loving man who loved his family, and his friends. He will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved him.
In lieu of flowers, expression of sympathy may be made to St. Anthony’s Charitable Foundation, any Animal Shelter in the St. Louis area, or the families Go Fund Me page to help with Ron’s medical expenses at https://www.gofundme.com/ron-blackmon039s-medical-bill