Ronald Edward Sample

Born on: January 15, 1930
Departed on: August 5, 2015

Visitation: August 10, 2015 at 4:00 pm
Service: August 11, 2015 at 11:00 am
Burial: Kinnaman Cemetery

Ronald Edward Sample, 85, formerly of Cloverdale, passed away on August 5, 2015 at Avon Health and Rehab Center. He was born on January 15, 1930 in Forest Hills, Pennsylvania and was the son of the late Floyd Forrest Sample and Marie Helen [ Pindur ] Sample.
He married Sara Patricia [ Belcher ] Sample on November 2, 1966 and she survives. He is also survived by his 7 children the first 5 are from a former Marriage to Theresa L. Rumple , Gregory Zane Sample (Marla), Paula Marie Radican (Michael), Charlene Ann Hambrick (Steven), Ronald Eric Sample, Everett Forest Sample (Julie), Bradford Wilson Sample (Michelle) and Brett Allen Sample (Siri), his sisters, Louise Cummings, Laura Sanders (John), his brothers, Floyd Sample, Walter Sample (Wilma), Robert Sample (Darlene) and Mark Sample (Linda), 28 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
He was a tool trouble mechanic for Allisons in Indianapolis.
He was a member of the former First Baptist Church of Cloverdale. He also served as coach of the 1972-1973 National Champion Indianapolis Mustangs Wheelchair Basketball Team.
He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd Forrest and Marie Helen Sample, his sisters, Helen Thompson, Alice Sample and Eileen Sample, his brothers, William Sample and George Sample and his granddaughter Theresa Sample. Grandson Joseph Radican
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 11:00 AM at the Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale. Visitation will be held on Monday, August 10, 2015 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Kinnaman Cemetery.
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