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Obituary: Ronald Wayne Willey, Edinburgh


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Ronald Wayne Willey, 56, of Edinburgh, passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility in Columbus. He was born December 31, 1956, in Shelbyville, the son of Herschel H. and Mable M. (Claytor) Willey.

Survivors include sons, Bradley Dale (wife, Jennifer Horning) Davis of Indianapolis and Ryan Wayne Willey of Hope; brothers, Herschel (wife, Sue) Willey of Columbus and Terry (wife, Bernie) Willey of Murietta, California; significant other, Brenda Nichols of Edinburgh; grandsons, Brayden Dale Davis and Braxton Wayne Davis; a sister-in-law, Sherrie Willey of Princess Lake; and several nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind his dog, Rooter.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Michael H. Willey.

Ron graduated from Waldron High School in 1975. He last worked for Ditech, Inc. in Edinburgh, doing construction and welding.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, September 20, 2013, at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 21, 2013, at Blue Ridge Cemetery in Shelby County.

Memorial contributions may be made to Columbus Cancer Center, 2400 E. 17th St., Columbus, IN 47201, and Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, 2626 S. 17th St., Columbus, IN 47201.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.

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