BEDFORD – Ronald David Cole, 79, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2022, at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
Born March 12, 1943, in Washington County, he was the son of Thomas Bryce Stanfield and Edna Ola (Price) Cole. He married Gretchen Roxanne Schultz in 1987.
Ronald retired from Regal-Beloit and was a “jack of all trades.” He enjoyed repairing antique clocks, and was very good at drawing. He was an avid car fan and loved car shows. Ronald was a 1961 graduate of Salem High School.
Surviving: wife, Gretchen Cole of Salem
children, Ronald Scott (Lisa) Cole of Bedford
Debbie (Bob) Lewis of Bloomington
stepchildren, Sam Cruz of Jeffersonville
John Almendarez of Salem
Cameron (Angie) Moffatt of Salem
Jessie Carvalho of Florida
5 great grandchildren
His parents preceded him in death.
Cremation was chosen with no service. Burial will be at a later date in Cole Cemetery.