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Ron L. Oswalt

September 30, 1947 ~ June 24, 2020 (age 72)

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Ronald LeRoy Oswalt, 72, of Elkhart, passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 12:35 AM in his home.

Ron was born in Three Rivers, MI to the late John W. Oswalt, Jr. and Doris L. (Lesher) Oswalt.

Ron is survived by his wife of 36 years, Barbara (Brough) Oswalt. They were married on July 14, 1984.

He is survived by his children, Cynthia Piedra-Malagon, Kevin (Brenda) Oswalt, Cecil (Kim) Comadoll, Rob Oswalt, and Tim Comadoll; brother, Terry (Rose) Oswalt; sister, Cathy (Mark) Oswalt; 16 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Ron honorably and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He had an unwavering dedication for his country. Ron was also a member of the American Legion Post 143 in Bristol.  In September 20, 2011, Ron retired after 42 years from Reece Products in Elkhart.

Ron was passionate about the great outdoors. He enjoyed fishing for salmon, golfing, and bowling. Ron also loved baseball. He umpired and coached little league games with the FOP for many years. Most of all, he was a family man and will be dearly missed.

A Visitation to Celebration of Ron’s life will be held on Friday, June 26, at Billings Funeral Home, 812 Baldwin St., Elkhart, IN from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Military Honors will be rendered at the start of visitation at 4:00 PM on Friday by the U.S. Army Funeral Honor Guard as well as DAV Post #19 of Elkhart. 

Memorial Contributions may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association, 50 E. 91st St. Ste 100, Indianapolis IN 46209-4830.

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Services

Military Honors
Friday
June 26, 2020

4:00 PM
Billings Funeral Home
812 Baldwin Street
Elkhart, IN 46514

Visitation
Friday
June 26, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Billings Funeral Home
812 Baldwin Street
Elkhart, IN 46514

Donations

Alzheimer's Association
50 E. 91st St. Ste 100, Indianapolis IN 46209-4830

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