Ronald W. Pogue
Ronald W. Pogue, 75, went to his permanent home Thursday,
Feb. 7, 2013, at Community South Hospital in Indianapolis. He was a resident of Whiteland.
He was born Nov. 19, 1937, in Indianapolis, to Harold Pogue and Thelma (Hicks) Pogue McLary. Both preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Barbara J. (Lewis) Pogue; two daughters, Dawn (Rich) Harding and Angie (Phil) Wilson, both of Whiteland; stepmother, Mary Pogue; stepsisters, Johnny McLary Beeler and Jackie (Ray) Stancil; two stepbrothers, Martin Lee (Dottie) Bock and Tracy Bock; four grandchildren, Kristina Harding, Brittney Hart, Danielle Wilson and Kasey Wilson; and one great-grandchild, Emilia White.
He graduated from Morgantown High School, class of 1956. He played basketball and was one of the Fab Five. He attended Indiana University and DePauw University.
He served in the U.S. Air Force Reserve.
He retired from Central Supply in Indianapolis after more than 40 years of service. He was a member of Emmanuel Church of Greenwood.
He was an avid Indiana University basketball fan and bowler. He loved to play golf, and he liked watching NASCAR and the number 24. He was also a movie buff. He was a dedicated and loving husband, father and grandfather, who loved being around his family.
The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at G.H. Herrmann Greenwood Funeral Home at The Gardens at Olive Branch, 1605 S. State Road 135. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. He will be laid to rest at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Greenwood.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, in care of the funeral home.