Ronald Eugene Wynkoop, 68, passed away Tuesday afternoon, April 14, 2020, at Witham Memorial Hospital in Lebanon, Indiana. He was born March 3, 1952 in Lebanon, a son of the late LeRoy Wynkoop and Mary Joanna (Sherrill) Wynkoop.
He was a 1970 graduate of Thorntown High School and attended Indiana State University.
On February 25, 1972, he married Dixie Lee (Johnson) Wynkoop at the Mechanicsburg Christian Church. She preceded him in death on September 30, 2010.
During their marriage, Ron and Dixie spent thirty-five years in Hendricks County, first Brownsburg and then Pittsboro. They moved to their Lebanon residence in 2007. Ron retired from Allison Division of General Motors after 30+ years of service.
He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. Ron was a jack-of-all-trades and enjoyed tinkering around the house and garage with his cars and motorcycle.
Survivors, a daughter, Ami J. (Donny) Ball of Lebanon; a grandson, Cooper J. Ball of Indianapolis; mother-in-law, Doretha M. Rhodes of Lebanon; and sister-in-law, Diana (Dale) Beason of Lebanon.
In addition to his parents and wife, Ron was preceded in death by a sister in infancy, Debra Wynkoop.
No Services will be held at this time.
Myers Mortuary and Boone County Crematory have been entrusted with his care.
Memorials may be made in Ron’s memory to the charity of the donor’s choice.