Ronald Lee Cleveland, age 78, of Jasper, formerly of Huntingburg, passed away at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at The Timbers of Jasper.
He was born March 28, 1937, in Huntingburg, Indiana to Charles and Leola (Andry) Cleveland. He graduated from Huntingburg High School in 1955 and married Shirley Sue Brothers on October 13, 1956, in Huntingburg. Mr. Cleveland served in the United States Airforce for 20 years, where he held the rank of Tech Sergeant and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. After his service in the Airforce, Ronald retired as a semi tractor-trailer owner and operator. He was a member of the Jasper American Legion, was a dog lover, and had a passion for motorcycles and working on cars. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, George Logan Cleveland and Donald Ray Cleveland; and two grandchildren.
He is survived by:
Shirley Sue Cleveland of Jasper, Ind.;
One daughter and son-in-law,
Rhonda (Jeffrey) Hammack of Ashburn, Virginia;
Two sons and one daughter-in-law,
Charles (Deborah) Cleveland of Tallahassee, Florida,
Robert Cleveland of Jasper, Ind.;
Cheryl Rupp of Indianapolis, Ind.;
by (5) grandchildren and (2) great grandchildren.
Funeral services for Ronald Lee Cleveland will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Saturday, March 5, 2016, at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg with burial to follow at Fairmount Cemetery in Huntingburg. The Rev. Wayne Dickinson will officiate at the service. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Scott Airforce Base Memorial Detail.
Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg from 3:00-8:00 p.m., on Friday; and also from 9:00-11:00 a.m., on Saturday. Memorial contributions can be made to the Dubois County Humane Society or to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Condolences may be shared online at: www.nassandson.com.