News From Terre Haute, Indiana

February 14, 2013

Ronnie E. Grindle


TERRE HAUTE — Ronnie E. Grindle, 70, of Terre Haute, passed away on Feb. 12, 2013 at 10:30 p.m. at his residence. Ronnie was born on Sept. 21, 1942, to William and Evelyn Grindle in Terre Haute.

Ronnie loved to farm before he met his wife of 27 years Becky, who he married on June 14, 1985. Ronnie and Becky where married for 27 years. After they were married, Ronnie worked for the Laborers Union Local #204 for 35 years. Ronnie loved to watch ISU women’s basketball and watched the Pacers with Becky. He also loved his garden and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of The Rio Grande Baptist Church. Ronnie loved playing cards.

Survivors are his wife of 27 years, Becky Grindle; sons, Tim Grindle and a daughter Carole Grindle; step-sons Robert D. Wright and wife Amy, Craig M. Wright and wife Angie, Eric T. Wright and wife Jennifer; step-daughters, Peggy Killion and husband Mark, Kayanna Stultz and husband Matt; sisters, Aletha Mace and husband John and Junilla Webster; brother, Larry Grindle and wife Mary; grandchildren, Marley Wright Issac Wright, Olivia Wright, Ethan Wright, Hunter Stultz, Madason Merritt, Alyson Stultz, Austin Menser, Owen Wright, Allen Mensel, Erica Wright, Ashton Killion, Lindsey Grindle, Joseph Donnell, Leslie Donnell; and “Best Buddys” Joe Manuel and Max Gibson. He had two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Ronnie was preceded in death by his parents, William and Evelyn; brothers, Woody Grindle Sr.; and a sister, Leah King.

Services will be at 10 a.m. on Friday at Roselawn Funeral Home, with a visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Officiating will be the Rev. Matt Larimer and the Rev. Mark Thompson. In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of the Wabash Valley. Online condolenses can be made at: