Ronald Eugene Willhite, age 61, of Kempner, TX passed away on July 10, 2022, in Temple, TX. A Celebration of Life will be held in September at Stillhouse Hollow Lake.
Ron was born on November 24, 1960, in Fort Worth, TX and was adopted by Clarence Eugene and Bonnie Nevada Willhite. He went to school at Pilot Point.
He was a veteran of peacetime and served in the Air Force for 5 years with an honorable discharge.
Ron was a hunting outfitter in Wyoming and later in Colorado. As of late, he worked for Tightlines PFT in Killeen, TX as a salesperson of Basscat boats and tackle. He was a lead seller of Daiwa products and Basscat boats and equipment. Ron had a heart for kids here and in Kansas. Ron and Tiffany were very involved in the JMB Foundation; he loved the kids so much.
He also loved being a Pitmaster as well as doing competitions where he won many awards.
Ron is survived by his wife, Tiffany (Bernard) Willhite; Son, Austin and wife, Shelby and their children, Harper Leigh and Adalynn June Willhite; Daughter, Heather Gwen and husband, Kyle and their son, Levi Brummel; One sister, Eva and husband, Brian Beasley; and family of Oregon.
Memorials may be given to JMB Foundation or to Children's Mercy in Kansas.
The family of Ron Willhite wishes to thank all the staff at Baylor Scott and White hospital.