Ronald L. Greene
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Ronald L. Greene
  • March 13, 1943 - May 14, 2014
  • Markle, Indiana

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Ronald L. Greene, 71, of Markle passed away at 3:00 am on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at his residence surrounded by his family. Ron was a 1961 graduate of West Rock Creek High School. He was the first Eagle Scout in Markle. He mowed yards for many years and was also a lifeguard at the Markle Pool as a teenager. He was a lifetime member of the Markle United Methodist Church where he had served on the staff parish committee. He had worked at International Harvester/Navistar for 38 ½ years, retiring in January of 2006. He was a Cub Scout Master, coached baseball, and he enjoyed working in his yard. He greatly enjoyed the game of golf. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He and his wife enjoyed spending time with family on vacations and weekend getaways.

Ronald was born on March 13, 1943 in Fort Wayne, a son of Halden "Bud" and Dorma (Folk) Greene.

He was united in marriage to Joyce K. Eckelbarger on October 5, 1963 at Markle United Methodist Church. His wife survives.

Additional survivors include a son: Tyler (Heather) Greene of Indianapolis; a daughter: Tina (Nick) Bowman of Markle; a brother: David (Debbie) Greene of Fort Wayne; four grandchildren: Olivia Bowman, Trey Greene, Gabbie Greene, Alexandra Greene and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Bud and Dorma Greene.

Visitation will be held on Friday, May 16, 2014 from 3:00 ''' 8:00 pm at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel, 415 N. Lee Street, Markle, Indiana.

Funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 11:00 am with one hour of visitation prior to the service at the Markle United Methodist Church, 145 W. Morse Street, Markle, Indiana with Rev. Steve McPeek officiating.

Interment will be at the Markle Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made out to Markle United Methodist Church or to Markle Fish & Game Club Park, both in care of Myers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 403, Markle, IN 46770.