Ronald Lee “Ronnie” Burtner, 74, passed away on Monday morning, November 15, 2021 at IU Health University Hospital. He was born in Lebanon, Indiana on August 22, 1947; a son of the late Otis S. and Dorothy L. (Warren) Burtner.
He attended school in Boone County and on July 21, 1978, he was married in Lebanon, Indiana to Judy Darlene (Warren) Burtner; she passed away March 18, 2015.
Ronnie was a brick layer his entire life. He never met a stranger and was a joy to be around. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, shopping, tinkering in his garage and being surrounded by friends and family.
Survivors include his three sons, Robbie A. Burtner, James E. Burtner and Ronnie M. Burtner, all of Lebanon; companion, Marla Kirby of Lebanon; stepchildren, Cindy D. (Ken) Kemmering, Paul C. (Bonnie) Culley, Charles E. Culley and Brenda Ann Iddings, all of Lebanon; seventeen grandchildren; twenty-eight great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; brothers, Larry (Betty) Burtner of Thorntown, Steven (Janet) Burtner of Advance; sisters, Connie White of Lebanon, Brenda (Harry) Forsnight of Lebanon; along with many cousins, nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, Ronnie was preceded in death by a sister, Jeanette Burtner; brother-in-law James White and two grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 17 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street in Lebanon, Indiana.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at the funeral home in Lebanon. Interment will follow services at St. Joseph Cemetery in Lebanon.
Memorials may be made in Ronnie’s memory to the American Diabetes Association P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023 or the American Lung Association, 115 West Washington Street. Suite #1180-South, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204