Ronald Dean Hockett

April 29, 1953 ~ December 19, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old

Ronald Hockett Obituary

Ronald "Dean" Hockett, age 70, of Crawfordsville, passed away on December 19, 2023 at Franciscan Health Indianapolis. He was born in Crawfordsville on April 29, 1953 to the late Richard Leon and Della Mae (Tolliver) Hockett.

Dean graduated from South Montgomery High School in 1972. He married Shirley Ann Hall on August 31, 1998, she preceded him in death on April 21, 2018. Dean retired from RR Donnelley after 27 years of service as a press operator. He was a member of the Eagles, Moose, and the Crawfordsville American Legion Post 72. He enjoyed golfing.

He is survived by his son; Richard (Cierra) Hockett; daughter, Christina Whitaker; brothers, Gary (Donna) Hockett and Curtis (Debbie) Hockett; sister, Judy (Jim) Thomas; grandchildren, Megan, Amanda, Rikki, Asher, and Mallorie; great-granddaughter, Brooklyn; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Shirley.

Visitation will be at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care, 315 S. Washington in Crawfordsville on Saturday, December 23, 2023 from 11:00 am until the time of funeral service at 1:00 pm. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery North.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given in Dean's memory to Marie Canine Cancer Center, 1706 Lafayette Ave, Crawfordsville, IN 47933

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December 23, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Sanders Priebe Funeral Care
315 S Washington Street
Crawfordsville, IN 47933

Funeral Service
December 23, 2023

1:00 PM
Sanders Priebe Funeral Care
315 S Washington Street
Crawfordsville, IN 47933


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