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Youngblood - Ralph

Source: Obituary from a collection of Fauniel Hershbarger, a life-long Fountain County Indiana resident
WEST LEBANON, Ind. (CNS) – Ralph Youngblood, 68, of Williamsport Route 2, died at 7:30 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 28, 1974) at the Hoopeston Commuity Memorial Hospital, He had been a patient for eight days. Born Oct. 5, 1905, in Glencoe, Minn., he was the son of William and Bessie Peterson Younglblood. On Oct. 1, 1926, at Danville, he married Vivian (Virginia) Biteler, who survives. He had resided in Rossville and Tab areas before moving to Williamsport Route 2 in 1947. A farmer until 1960, he then worked for the Hoosier Acquisition Co. for four years and was an assistant for Indiana State Highway Department for four years. He retired in 1972. A member of the West Lebanon Christian Church, he was a past board member, deacon and trustee. He was a 50-year member of Modern Woodman Lodge and was a member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, Order of Eastern Star Chapter 162 of West Lebanon and Masonic Lodge 352 F and AM of West Lebanon. Survivors include three sons, Lyle Franklin of Danville, Don Eugene of Covington and Carl Lew of Williamsport Route 2; two daughters, Mrs. Lynn (Iris) Richey of Boswell Route 1 and Mrs. John (Carol) Wills of West Lebanon Route 1; four sisters, Mrs. Blanche Van Zandt of Danville, Mrs. Mable Young of Cissna Park, Mrs. Dorothy Richards of Hoopeston and Mrs. June Neathery of Lafayette a brother, Philip of California; and 14 grandchildren. – jlr
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