Roland "Ronnie" Chester Etherton

August 30, 1933August 3, 2018

Age 84, Army Veteran and retired Boeing Fabricator, passed away August 3, 2018. He was preceded by his parents, Ivan and Alice Etherton; and sister, Maxine McCoy. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Thelma Etherton; son, Ivan (Tammy) Etherton; and many nieces, nephews and friends. Ronnie's visitation will be held from 5-7 PM on Monday, August 6th at Resthaven Mortuary and funeral service will be held 10:00 AM on Tuesday, August 7th at Bethel Baptist Church, 3600 W. 2nd St., Wichita, KS 67203. Burial will follow at Farmington Cemetery in Wilson County, near Fredonia, KS. Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church or Amedisys Hospice.


  • Ivan Etherton, Father
  • Alice Cox Etherton, Mother
  • Maxine McCoy, Sister
  • Thelma Etherton, Wife of 64 years
  • Ivan (Tammy) Etherton, Son
  • Mr. Etherton also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, and friends to cherish his memory.

  • Dan Gincrich, Honorary Casket Bearer
  • Jack Sanborn, Casket Bearer
  • Darrell Glamann, Casket Bearer
  • Tom Splechter, Casket Bearer
  • Joe Suntheimer, Casket Bearer
  • Mike Hoffner, Casket Bearer
  • Mike Howard, Casket Bearer


  • Visitation Monday, August 6, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Roland "Ronnie" Chester Etherton

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Harry Simpson

August 5, 2018

Rest Roland, until you hear at dawn,
the low, clear reveille of God.

Thank you for your service to this nation.