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Ronnie Whalen

December 5, 1947 ~ July 6, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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Ronnie Whalen Obituary

Ronald Charles “Ronnie” Whalen, 75, husband of Marilyn Collins Whalen, passed away Thursday, July 6, 2023 at the VA Medical Center -Cooper Drive in Lexington.

Born December 5, 1947 in Harrison County to the late Charles W. & Anna Mae Fryman Whalen, he was a retired employee of 3M, a proud NRA member and was of the Nazarene faith. Ronnie was a US Marine Corps veteran of Vietnam, where he earned a Purple Heart. He loved hunting, fishing in his boat, watching movies and anything related to the military. He made his daily rounds visiting with his friends at McDonalds, Roy’s and Dryden’s Sporting Goods.

Additional survivors include 4 children: Stevie (Missy) Collins, of Clay City, and Michelle (Paul) Foster, Laurie Stamper & Sharon (Jason) Whitaker, all of Cynthiana; a brother, William (Jane) Whalen, of Carlisle; 11 grandchildren: Tiffani Sparks, Corri Collins, Kacey Hamm, Dustin French, Kyle Foster, Spenser Whalen, Tyler Stamper, Lauren Thornton, Dustin Whitaker, Tamra Whalen & Avery Whitaker; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Also preceding him in death was a sister, Audrey Feeback.

Services will be 1:00 P.M. Monday, July 10th at Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home. Burial with military honors will follow in Battle Grove Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. Monday until the time of service. 

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July 10, 2023

11:00 AM
Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home
112 North Walnut Street
Cynthiana, KY 41031

Funeral Service
July 10, 2023

1:00 PM
Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home
112 North Walnut Street
Cynthiana, KY 41031


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