Robert E. Ransom, 86, of Indianapolis, died Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016.
Survivors include his wife, Rosemay Ransom; daughter, Julia Burton-Ransom; one grandchild and a great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his son, Robert E. Ransom, II.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home, 5141 Madison Ave., Indianapolis. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Indianapolis.