Ron Hargiss


December 27, 2019 - 10:04 AM

Ronnie Lee Hargiss, age 66, of Moran, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, at his home. Ron was born Nov. 29, 1953, in St. Louis, Mo., to Dortha Hargiss.

Ron graduated from Marmaton Valley High School. He worked as a machine operator at Klein Tools for 25 years. He then worked at B&W running the lasers and the press brake until his recent retirement on Dec. 2.

Ron was an avid lover of Harley Davidson motorcycles. He spent the month of August almost every year traveling to the Sturgis motorcycle rally. He had a gift for repurposing parts of motorcycles into new items such as flower pots, coffee tables, and clocks. Ron enjoyed listening to rock and roll and collected numerous albums. Ron was known by family and friends for being a stand-up, honest man.

Ron was proceeded in death by his mother in 2017.

Ron is survived by five stepchildren, Monica Ernest and husband, Randy, Veronica Worthington and husband, Shannon, Teresa Pendergast and husband, Aaron, Kim Burton, and Brandon Burton and wife, Darcy; numerous grandchildren; and numerous friends.

Family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel in Iola. Cremation has taken place. Per Ron’s request, he will take his final ride to Sturgis in South Dakota at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials in honor of Ron are suggested to Bikers Against Child Abuse and can be left with the funeral home. Online condolences can be left for the family at