Ronald Allen Jump, 44, of Parsons died at 1:22 p. m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, at the Wesley Medical Center at Wichita with his family by his side.
He was born June 7, 1967, at Neodesha, a son of Larry Wayne and Gayle Ann (Velia) Jump. He grew up and attended schools at St. Paul. After high school he moved to Parsons and worked as a millwright for various construction companies.
He married Patty Johnson on April 20, 1991, at Parsons. They later divorced.
He was a Christian. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, camping and auto races, especially Nascar.
Survivors include a son, Keagan Jump of Parsons; a daughter, Kelsey Jump of Parsons; his father and stepmother, Larry and Carolyn Jump of Independence; a brother, Larry D. Jump of Pittsburg; a sister, Lisa Jump of Pittsburg; a half brother, Chris Fleming of Florida; two stepsisters, Leann Linn of Independence and Shellie Campbell of Champlin, Minn.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Gayle Ann Velia.
The service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Carson-Wall Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to an education fund established for his children. Checks are to be made to the Keagan and Kelsey Jump Education Fund. These may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, P.O. Box 942, Parsons, 67357.
Online condolences may be left at www. wallfuneralservices. com.