January 8, 1943 – April 2, 2019
Sikeston – Ronnie E. Appleton, age 76, passed away on April 2, 2019, at his home in Sikeston, MO. He was born January 8, 1943 in Canalou, MO. to the late Lucian and Mary Tarrents Appleton. He was a veteran of the United States Army and owned Appleton Construction for over 30 years. On October 21, 1966 in Morehouse, MO. he married Kathryn Rodgers Appleton, who survives of the home. Other survivors include: one son, Ronnie Appleton Jr. of Sikeston, MO.; one daughter and son-in-law, Marcy and Greg Blanton of Counce, TN.; three brothers, Roland Appleton of Bertrand, MO., Larry Appleton of Sikeston, MO. and Bruce Appleton of Bernie, MO.; two sisters, Sandra Odle of Bonne Terre, MO. and Margaret Moffitt of High Point, NC.; four grandchildren, Cameron Adkison of Glen, MS., Trey Appleton of Sikeston, MO., Paige Stroud of Sikeston, MO. and Kenneth Stanberry of Sikeston, MO.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Leon Appleton; two sisters, Shirley Kersey and Joan Lewis. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday April 5, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, MO., with Rev. Mackie Lewis, officiating, with full military honors. Online condolences may be sent to: www.nunneleefuneralchapel.com