Ronnald 'Ron' Eugene Name


Ronnald "Ron" Eugene Name, 75, Hartford City, Indiana, passed away at 8:07 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kokomo on Sept. 28, 1943, to Everett Lewis Name and Rosaline (Kessler) Name. Both of his parents preceded him in death.
Ron graduated from Kokomo High School in 1961. He served in the United States Air Force from Aug. 9, 1961, to May 21, 1965. He married Paula Irene (Hollingsworth) Name on Jan. 11, 1964, in Galveston, Indiana.
He was a member of Full Gospel Lighthouse Tabernacle Church, Telephone Pioneers of America, Amateur Trap Shooters Association and NRA. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and deer hunting.
Ron will be sadly missed by his wife, Paula I. Name, of Hartford City; sons, Joseph "Joe" D. (wife, Mary Ann) Name, of Hartford City, and Matthew J. Name, of California; grandchildren, Dawn Bookout (husband Hope), Amanda Pfeifer and Luke A. Name; four great-grandchildren; brother, William H. "Bill" (wife, Judy) Name, of Kokomo; sister, Martha Ann O'Blenis, of Kokomo; several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Joseph D. Name Jr.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at Keplinger Funeral Home, 509 N. High St., Hartford City, Indiana. Burial will follow at Hartford City Cemetery in Hartford City. Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at Keplinger Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Shriners Children's Hospital, 2211 N. Oak Park Ave., Chicago, IL 60707. Online condolences may be sent to
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Published on August 15, 2019
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