Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN


October 4, 2013

Ronald L. Faulkner

Ronald L. Faulkner died Wednesday at the age of 78.

Born March 21, 1935, in Peoria, Ill., he was a son of the late Charles C. and Mildred L. Faulkner. He married Lucille E. Deyo and she survives. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in September.

After moving to Indianapolis, Mr. Faulkner attended Broad Ripple High School before eventually graduating from Ben Davis High School. He joined the U.S. Navy Reserve and served on the U.S.S. Joy and U.S.S. Comstock before being honorably discharged in 1960. In 1986, he retired from Allison Gas Turbine after 30 years.

Mr. Faulkner was a charter member of the Southport Lions Club and charter president of the Danville Lions Club. He also served as Lions District C governor, with Gideon’s International, and was a member of New Winchester Baptist Church. For 28 years, he and his wife orchestrated the annual Lions Club Easter egg hunt at Ellis Park in Danville. Mr. Faulkner also took mission trips to Liberia, Africa, where he distributed medical supplies.

Also surviving are daughters Wanda (Dennis) Smith, Nadine (Gary) Jones, and Charlotte Faulkner (Fred Ferguson); sons Michael (Sherry), Floyd (Naomi), Ronald (Sandy), and Douglas (Elena); 24 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were a son, Steven; a brother, Charles; and a grandson, Nathan Jones.

Services are 2 p.m. Oct. 8 at Family Funeral Care Center in Indianapolis, with calling there 2-8 p.m. Oct. 7.

Text Only
  • Larry Maupin

    Larry Maupin of Ormond Beach, Fla., and formerly of Indianapolis, died April 11. He was 68.

    April 18, 2014

  • obit Russell-crop.jpg James Kyle Russell of North Salem

    James Kyle Russell of North Salem died April 16 in Brownsburg Meadows. He was 78.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Suzanne Hunckler Eggers of Avon

    Suzanne Hunckler Eggers of Avon died April 14. She was 74.

    April 18, 2014

  • Zimmerman


    Charles F. Zimmerman of Coatesville died April 15 in Indianapolis. He was 83.

    April 17, 2014

  • obit Smith, jesse.jpg Smith

    Jesse A. Smith of Danville died April 15. He was 72.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • obit Heacox.jpg Heacox

    Donald R. Heacox Sr. of Brownsburg died April 15. He was 83.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Rudolph Gene Kisner of North Salem

    Rudolph Gene Kisner of North Salem died April 15. He was 85.

    April 16, 2014 1 Story

  • Watts

    Dallas Rolland “Jack” Watts of Pittsboro died April 13. He was 87.

    April 16, 2014

  • obit alexander.JPG Steve (Mark) Alexander of Avon

    Steve (Mark) Alexander of Avon died April 14. He was 58.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • obit broady, jessica.jpg Broady

    Jessica L. Broady of Cicero died April 13. She was 26.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

Featured Comment

New poll question: Will you be attending this year’s Indianapolis 500?

     View Results
AP Video
Raw: Greeks Celebrate Easter With "Rocket War" Police Question Captain, Crew on Ferry Disaster Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of OKC Bombing Raw: Four French Journalists Freed From Syria Raw: Massive 7.2 Earthquake Rocks Mexico Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide