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Ralph Stamper, 74, formerly of Williamsburg, passed away Tuesday, August 12 at Reid Hospital.
He was born September 13, 1933, in Estill County, Kentucky, the son of Henry and Sarah Elizabeth Abney Stamper, both of whom preceded him in death. Ralph was a US Army veteran and was formerly employed 6 years with the Wayne County Highway Department and 30 years at Johnson Sheet Metal. He was also a well-known horse trader.
Ralph will be missed by his wife, Jane Stamper, Cambridge City; daughters and sons-in-law, Toni and Matt Lyczak, Culver and Dawn and Steve Alyea, Williamsburg; Julie Thomas and Sandy Spencer; sons, Mark Stamper and his wife, Lisa, Williamsburg and Jimmy Winters, Indianapolis; brother, Gene Stamper; grandchildren, Gabriel Stamper, Thomas Stamper, Krissy Alyea, Kelly Alyea, Beth Alyea, Megan Lyczak, Laura Lyczak, Michael Alyea, Brian Alyea, Amy Thomas, Bobby Thomas, Justin Spencer, Mackenzie Winters, Zachary Winters, and Shelby Winters; 12 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, 5 sisters and 5 brothers preceded Ralph in death.
A funeral ceremony will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, August 15, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City.
Family and friends may gather for visitation from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, August 15, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Williamsburg Community Center, 8441 North Centerville Road, Williamsburg, Indiana 47393.
So sorry about your loss and we will be remembering you all in our prayers. Couldn't be with you but was in our thoughts. May God be with you for comfort and healing and the precious memories live on in your hearts. We love you all, Jim and Rita Andis and family
Jim and Rita Andis Aug 18 2008 12:00 AM
I miss you Ralph, Ill miss talking and joking with you.Your a great man .You will be missed by everyone who knew you.
Betty Winters Aug 15 2008 12:00 AM