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Ralph Anderson, 78, of Walesboro, died at 6:44 a.m., Saturday, October 27, 2012 at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis.
Ralph retired from Cummins Engine Company in 1987 where he had worked for 32 years. He was a member of Ohio Street Wesleyan Church, he enjoyed gardening and repairing small engines and was an Army National Guard Veteran.
The funeral will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Jonathan Moore Pike with the Revs. Jason Baker and Ira Holt officiating.
Family and friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and 9:30 a.m. to time of service Tuesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Gideons International or Ohio Street Wesleyan Church.
Online condolences may be sent to the Anderson family at www.barkesweaverglick.com
He was born in Columbus on February 12, 1934, the son of James T. and Ruby Long Anderson.
He married Linda L. Cohee on October 20, 1960.
Survivors include his wife Linda Anderson, children Richard (Meme) Anderson of Nashville, Rebecca Anderson of Columbus, Debbie (Larry) Stott of Columbus and Cindy (Sam) Mills of Columbus; brother Lowell (Dortha) Anderson of Clifford, sister Polly Anderson of Plainfield; grandchildren Tiffany (Gage) Jewell, Christopher Anderson, Nick, Hayley and Hannah Maze, Emily, Ashlyn and Elyssa Mills, Brandon, Kaylee and Caroline Stott; great-grandchildren Tanner and Addison Jewell and Hatter Cross.
He was preceded in death by his parents.