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Ralph E. Killworth, Sr.

December 21, 1929 ~ June 5, 2020 (age 90)


Ralph E. Killworth, Sr., of Churubusco, passed away on June 5, 2020, at his home.

Born in Whitley County, not far from his current home, on December 21, 1929, to the late Newton and Flossie Katherine (Fulk) Killworth. He spent his formative years in Churubusco, graduating from Churubusco High School in 1948.

Ralph was married to Myrna Jones in Sumpter, South Carolina, on March 18, 1952. She preceded him in death on August 18, 1997.

He retired from Dana Corp, Fort Wayne, after more than 30 years. His real passion was farming his family's farm in Whitley County.

In addition to farming, he enjoyed gardening and roller skating.

Ralph is survived by his four children, Ralph E. Killworth, Jr., Nathan (Melanie) Killworth, Pamela (Chris) Rosswurm and Linda (Tim) Lang; five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Albert and Earl Killworth; two sisters, Helen Yant and Lenora Hoffman.

A private service will be held with a burial at Eel River Cemetery.

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Private Committal

Eel River Cemetery
11022 Carroll Rd
Churubusco, IN 46723


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7221 Engle Rd suite 100, Fort Wayne IN 46804
Tel: 1-260-203-5441

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