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Ronald "Ronnie" Eugene Dunaway

July 28, 1952 ~ July 31, 2019 (age 67)


Ronald “Ronnie” Eugene Dunaway, 67, passed away surrounded by his loving family at his home on Wednesday, July 31, 2019.

One of six children of Glen and Delores Shuler Dunaway, Ronnie was born in Richmond, Indiana on July 28, 1952.

On July 7, 1987, Ronnie married the former Laura Ann Friend in Jellico, Tennessee.  Mrs. Dunaway survives.

Ronnie was employed at Design and Manufacturing in Connersville from 1969 until 1992; and was an over-the-road truck driver for 27 years, retiring in 2018 due to health reasons.

In his leisure time, Ronnie enjoyed riding motorcycles, camping, riding horses, playing cards, and participated in many charity benefits.  He also enjoyed watching his niece, Paige, play high school basketball and other sports.

Besides his wife of 32 years, Laura Ann Dunaway, survivors include his mother, Delores Martin; two daughters, Becky (Matt) Lane and Stephanie (Chad) Mauger; siblings, Pam (Dave) Crowe, Brenda (Mike) Davis, Darrell (Debbie L.) Dunaway, Denny (Christal) Dunaway, and Crystal (Keith) Campbell; stepsisters, Darlene (Johnny) Kittle and Kathy (Kent) Charles; mother-in-law, Helen Friend; brothers-in-law, Gary (Melissa) Friend and Allen (Alana) Friend; sister-in-law, Emily Whittaker; several nieces and nephews.

Ronnie was preceded in death by his father, Glen Dunaway; a sister, Patty Richey; father-in-law, Lloyd Friend; and a niece, Linda Thompson.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 5, 2019, at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home.  Reverend Bobby Lee will officiate.  Burial will follow in Everton Cemetery.  Friends may call from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 4, 2019, at the funeral home.

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