Ronald Dennis (Ron) Falck

Funeral services for Ronald Dennis (Ron) Falck, 85, Independence, Missouri and formerly of West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, May 3, 2021 at Trinity Worship Center, West Plains, Missouri, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Falck passed away Friday, April 23, 2021, at Center Point Medical Center, Independence, Missouri.

He was born September 9, 1935, at Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Herman Bernard Falck and Stella Henrietta Larson Falck.  Ron received his education in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Los Angeles, California.  On September 2, 1955, he was married at Los Angeles, California, to June Eyvonne  Helmer.  He made his home in Carpentaria, California for several years before moving to West Plains, Missouri in 1973.  As a young man he worked as a carpenter and also with McDonnell-Douglas.  He was later employed by Motel 6, traveling and opening new motels for the chain.  Ron then became a truck driver, accumulating more than 3.5 million miles in his lifetime with most of those miles driven for Consolidated Freight Inc. (CFI).  Ron enjoyed and was good at using electronic gadgets.  He was a giver and delighted in laughing and bringing smiles to others.  He loved his family and traveling.  His grandchildren will always hold dear the memories of “grandpa’ taking them on special trips.  Mr. Falck attended Faith Assembly of God Church in West Plains, Missouri.  After moving to the Independence, Missouri area, he attended the Calvary Assembly of God Church, Kansas City, Missouri, as his health permitted.

He is survived by four children, Dale Falck and wife, Debby, Raymore, Missouri, Judy Von Allmen and husband, Dennis, West Plains, Missouri, Ronald Falck and wife, Patricia, Warsaw, Missouri and Julie Falck, Independence, Missouri; eleven grandchildren, Emily Banfield and husband, Chad, Warsaw, Missouri, Rebecca Falck Stephenson, Raytown, Missouri, Robert Falck and wife, Alyssa, Independence, Missouri, Katie Ferguson and husband, Dean, Festus, Missouri, Bryant Von Allmen, West Plains, Missouri, Elizabeth Zongker and husband, Christopher, Kansas City, Missouri, Stephany Roberts and husband, Joshua, Blue Springs, Missouri, Joshua Falck, Kansas City, Missouri, John Falck, Kansas City, Missouri, Jonathan Trantham, Independence, Missouri and Madyson Roe, Kansas City, Missouri; twelve great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

His parents, one brother, Lloyd Herbert Falck and one sister, Shirley Beryl Crofoot, preceded him in death.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Sunday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Jolliff Cemetery.