Ronald H. Wilmore

Aug 31 2017

Ronald H. Wilmore, 69, passed away peacefully at his home on August 31, 2017.

He was born on May 24th, 1948, in McMinnville to Julian H. Wilmore and H. Naomi Madewell who preceded him in death along with his grandparents, Will Melton and Emma Lee Collins and Otis and Claudia Wilmore; one brother, Roger H. Wilmore; and one son, Ronald Terry Wilmore.

He was retired from Dezurik Manufacturing, where he worked for 31 years. He was a member of the Central Church of Christ. A wonderful and loving husband and father, he enjoyed old cars, motorcycles and spending time fishing.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Rebecca L. Wilmore; daughter, Melissa (Joe) Fuson of Smithville, TN; step-daughter, Renee (LTC(R) Bruce) Gipson of McMinnville; and step-son, Robby (Bonnie) Mullican of Woodbury, TN. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, Brittany Turner, Michael Mayfield, Taylor Mullican, Rachel Fuson, Andrew Fuson, Seth Fuson and Jase Wilmore; three great-grandchildren, Jenson Turner, Amber Turner and Laurel Mayfield; and two sisters, Patricia Lee (Ronnie) Greene of McMinnville and Deborah Wilmore-Foster of Oklahoma. Many other loving family and friends also survive.

We are so very thankful for the years God graciously gave us with him and for the knowledge that one day we will see him again.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in High’s Chapel with Doug Bost to officiate. Interment will follow in Mt. View Cemetery. Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday and 11:00 a.m. Sunday until the time of service at High’s.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to the American Cancer Society or The Gospel of Christ, P.O. Box 788, McMinnville, TN 37110.

Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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