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Ronald "Rabbit" W. Fawley, 66, West Lafayette, formerly of Logansport, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in his residence.
Ron was born June 3, 1951, in St Johns, Newfoundland, Canada. He is the son of Donald W. Fawley and the late Dorothy M. (Walters) Fawley. On Nov. 22, 1980, in Eaton, Ohio, he married his wife of 37 years, Janet E. Gardner, who survives.
Ron served his country in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. While in Logansport Ron worked at the Logansport State Hospital as a registered nurse before retiring after 41 years. Ron was a diehard Cubs fan and loved listening to and collecting music. He was a dedicated nurse and truly cared for all of his patients and staff.
Surviving along with his wife Janet Fawley, are two sons, Samuel and Benjamin Fawley, both of West Lafayette; his father, Donald W. (Barb) Fawley Sr., Buffalo; three sisters, Rene (Garry) Bridge, Headlee; Michelle Plank, Cape Coral, Florida; Donna Jean (J.R.) Smith, Buffalo; a brother, Don (Gina) Fawley Jr., Buffalo; and his beloved dog Paddy.
A celebration of life will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, in the Gundrum Funeral Home with Pastor Nick Robinson officiating.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the time of service on Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Cass County Special Olympics or the West Lafayette Parks and Recreation Foundation.
You may sign Ron's guestbook online at www.gundrumcares.com
Published on January 11, 2018
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