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Obituary: Ralph "Leroy" Higham, County Road 450South

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County Road 450S

Ralph "Leroy" Higham, 70, of County Road 450 South, died at 1:15 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2013 at his home.

Leroy retired from Cummins Engine Company in 2007 where he had worked for 42 years.

He was an avid softball player, Cincinnati Reds fan, enjoyed building and showing Street Rods and spending time with his family.

The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m.Tuesday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Jonathan Moore Pike.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m.until service time Tuesday. Burial will be at Ohio Chapel Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Online condolences may be sent to the Higham family and a video tribute may be viewed at

Born in Aurora, Indiana,October 5, 1942, he was the son of Ralph and Laura Bockman Higham.

He married Paula Schonfeld on June 16, 1976.

Survivors include his wife; children Michael (Teresea) Higham of Columbus, Tami (Mark) Quillen of Columbus, Douglas Higham of Raleigh, NC, Christopher (April) Higham of Dillsboro and Amy (William) McRoberts of Dupont; brothers Melvin (Sandy) Higham of Rising Sun and Ronald Higham of Madison; grandchildren, Andrew (Teresa) Higham, Nicholas Higham, Corebin McRoberts, Lynsie Shock, Kelsie Shock, Tucker Higham, Cary McRoberts, Lyidia McRoberts, Elijah McRoberts, Haley Higham, Meghan Higham, Katie Quillen and Olivia Quillen; great- grandchildren Atticus Higham, Emerson Higham, Marshall Higham and Addisyn Reeder.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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