Ronald S. Capen, 66, a resident of Greenfield, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, at Hancock Regional Hospital Hospice, Greenfield. He was born on Jan. 6, 1946, in Saginaw, Mich. to the late Stanley A. and Retha M. (Spiegel) Capen.
He was a graduate of Chesaning High School in Chesaning, Mich. and attended Michigan State for 2 years. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He worked for Baldor Motors, Indianapolis for 30 years as the vice president of sales and marketing, was a member of Bradley United Methodist Church and a member of the Electrical Apparatus Service Association (E.A.S.A.) where he served as their treasurer from1997 to 2011. He enjoyed living in Fla., traveling, spending time with his family, grandchildren and going to sporting events.
He is survived by his wife, Pat J. (Somers) Capen of Greenfield; sons, Scott (Emily) Capen of Greenfield, Andrew (Kate) Capen of Greenfield, Tim (Stephanie) Capen of Greenfield; daughter, Cindy (Mark) Richmond of Fortville; mother and father-in-law, Bob and Arlene Somers of Chapin, Mich.; sister-in-laws, Carolyn (Don) Folkes of Chapin, Mich., Cheryl (Harry) Kaplan of Dyersburg, Tenn.; eleven grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may call on Friday Jan. 27, 2012, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m., at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel of Greenfield. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday Jan. 28, 2012, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Park Cemetery, Greenfield, with military graveside rites provided by the Greenfield Veteran Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be sent to James T. Anderson, MD Center for Women’s Health, 801 North State Street, Greenfield, IN 46140 or Hancock Regional Hospital Hospice, 1560 B North State Street, Greenfield, IN 46140.
Online condolences may be shared at www.stillingerfamilyfuneralhome.com