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Obituary: Ralph Muir, Franklin Street

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Franklin Street

Ralph E. Muir, 79, of Franklin Street, died at 12:30 a.m. Thursday, December 26, 2013, at his home.

He was born in Flat Rock, August 11, 1934, the son of the late John F. and Lena Norcross Muir.

Ralph was a supervisor at Cummins when he retired. He was previously employed at Wickes, Wolohan Lumber and Lowe's. Ralph enjoyed building furniture, woodworking and was an avid sports fan.

He is survived by his sons, Ed Muir of Carmel, and Stephen (Krystal) Muir of Columbus; daughters, Sheryl Nickerson, and Kelli Muir, both of Columbus; grandchildren, Tyler Nickerson, Emily Nickerson, Zachary Nickerson, Sydney Nickerson, and Angie and Lexi Muir; great-grandchildren, Rowan Nickerson, Olivia Linzy and Isabella Nickerson; a brother, J.D. Muir of Columbus; nieces, Terri L. Muir and Tamela Apple, both of Columbus; and great-nieces, Hillary Apple and Lena Muir.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Calling will be from 10 a.m. until noon Thursday at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home, followed by a private graveside funeral at Garland Brook Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

You may view his video tribute after 10 a.m. Thursday, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the internet.

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