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Ronald "Ron" Harpham

May 17, 1942 — December 5, 2020

Kenesaw resident Ronald L. “Ron” Harpham, 78, passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020.

Memorial Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, December 21, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Pastor Tom Murray officiating. Burial will be at Kenesaw Cemetery in Kenesaw. There will be a fellowship with a light luncheon following the committal service starting at 1 p.m. at the Eagles Club, 107 N. Denver Avenue. The memorial service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s Facebook page. The direct link for that page is . Visitation is 1-4 p.m. Sunday, December 20, at the funeral home with family present. Memorials may be given to the Ronald L. Harpham Memorial Fund to be determined at a later date. For the health and safety of others face masks are required for those attending the visitation and funeral, your cooperation is appreciated. Since there are material sharing restrictions, we ask that you bring your own pen for signing the registration book or memorial envelopes. If you do not bring one, we can do that for you.

Ron was born May 17, 1942, in Hastings, NE to Gilbert LeVern & Marybelle (Halsey) Harpham. He graduated from Kenesaw High School in 1960 and then completed Barber College in Lincoln, NE. Ron married Janet Fletcher on August 31, 1962; she preceded him in death in 2004. He started Ron’s Barber Shop in downtown Hastings in the early 1960s and ran it until 2019 when he retired due to health issues.

Ron was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Janet Harpham; and twin brother, Roger.

Children & Spouses:
Rob Harpham – Juniata, NE
Douglas & Becky Harpham – Kenesaw, NE
Brian & Gina Harpham – Grand Island, NE
Grandchildren & Spouses:
Amanda & Luke Ballou
Courtney & Sam O’Neill
Katie & Peter Madrigal
Cole Harpham
Laikyn Haight
Kiya Harpham
Miranda Harpham & fiancé Austin Dunbar
Keaton Harpham
Turner Griffin
Tiffany Griffin
Corbin Harpham
Camdyn Harpham
Elijah Madrigal
Daniel Madrigal
Lucah Ballou
Jordan O’Neill
Vance Harpham – Kenesaw, NE

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, December 20, 2020

1:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N Elm Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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Memorial Service

Monday, December 21, 2020

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

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