Ronald “Ron” Harmon Kress, age 76, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Bristol Regional Medical Center.
Ron was born December 13, 1940 in Bristol, Virginia a son of the late Ira Jack Kress and Nell Kress White. He was a lifelong resident of Bristol and was of the Baptist faith. Ron served as a project manager in construction. In addition to his parents, Ron was preceded in death by brothers Ira Jack Kress and Jerry L. Kress.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Norma Hartsock Kress; son, Jon Kress and Letitia Kress; daughter, Jill Dameron and husband William; grandchildren, Krystal Buffalo and husband Sean, Keelan Kress, Katlin Culbertson and husband Chad, Dakota Dameron, Logan Dameron, and Tallon Dameron; great grandchildren, Kadynce Kress, Jaydyn Buffalo, Aliva Buffalo, Camdon Kress, Hadlen Culbertson, Cooper Culbertson; several nieces and nephews; special friends, Bro. Matt Boone, Dr. Clint Doiron, and Dr. Eric Dickerson.
The funeral service for Mr. Kress will be held at 8 p.m. on Monday, April 17, 2017 in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Matt Boone officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. prior to the service. The committal service and interment will be held at 11a.m. on Tuesday at Mountain View Cemetery. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family wishes to extend special thanks for the extraordinary care from BRMC, ICU nurses, Suzanne, Mattea, and third floor nurse, Brandi. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Trinity Baptist Church, 220 Old Airport Road, Bristol, VA.