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
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
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.