Ronald D. Gimpel, 56, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita. He was born March 19, 1957, at Pratt, the son of William J. and Fern Helen (Busby) Gimpel.

Ronald had served in the Army. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Pratt. He owned and operated Southern Kansas Carpet Cleaning.

He is survived by three brothers, Norman Gimpel of Phoenix, Ariz., Richard Gimpel and Edward Gimpel, both of Pratt; and one sister, Nancy Hayes of Rock Falls, Ill.

Visitation will be Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Larrison Mortuary, 300 Country Club Road, Pratt. Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 23, at the mortuary, with the Rev. David Hill presiding. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Pratt.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church in care of the mortuary. Condolences may be left at