Obituaries

Ronald M. "Ron" Drake, 74, of Shelbyville

Ronald M. "Ron" Drake, 74, of Shelbyville, passed away Saturday, April 17, 2021

at Homeview Health & Rehab in Franklin. 

 

Born March 27, 1947 in Shelbyville, he was the son of Ira Lester Drake and Pauline

(Clayton) Drake.  

 

Survivors include a daughter- Jill Nolley (husband Rob) of Shelbyville; a sister- Cheryl

Hamilton of Shelbyville; granddaughter- Makenzie Nolley of Los Angeles; grandson Quinn

Nolley of Shelbyville; niece Stephanie Erwin of Shelbyville; and 2 special friends- Alisha

Miller McVey and Ashley Miller Morgan, both of Shelbyville.  He  was preceded in death

by his parents.

 

Mr. Drake was a lifelong resident of this area.  He had previously worked as a purchasing

agent for Brand Insulation for 7 years, and prior to that Western Electric for 6 years.  He

graduated from Triton Central High School in 1965 and was a former member of the 

Eagles Lodge.

 

Ronald was an outstanding athlete, and a member of the 1964-65 Triton basketball team

that went undefeated during the regular season.  He enjoyed playing all sports and was

an avid Butler University fan.

 

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:30 am on Friday, April 30, 2021 at Glenn E. George

& Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, with Rev. Beth Crouch officiating.  Friends may call

on Friday morning from 10:00 am until the time of the service, at the funeral home.

 

Memorial contributions can be made to the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, in care

of the funeral home.

 

Online condolences may be shared at glennegeorgeandson.com.