Peacefully on March 3, 2015 at Groves Memorial Hospital, Fergus in his 79th year. Predeceased by his wife Wanda Mae (nee:McGowan) (April 2014). Will be remembered by his children Gary (Wanda), Kevin (Barb), Kathy (Chris) and Jamie (Barb). Grandfather to Dana (Jason), Corey (Steph), T.J. (Alexa), Mitchell (Kayla), Dylan, Macensi, Mikayla, Alex, Kate and Megen. Great grandfather to Jacob and Kyle. Ralph is survived by his sisters Alice (Bill) Rowley and Joanne (Barry) Everson. Also survived by many nieces and nephews and other family members. A special thank you to Kim and Annette for being such good friends to Ralph. Visitation will be held at the Graham Giddy Funeral Home 280 St David St S, Fergus on Sunday, March 8th, 2015 from 4:00 - 7:00 pm a funeral service will follow in the funeral home chapel at 7:00 pm. Interment will take place at Union Cemetery, Grand Valley in the Spring. Memorial donations to The Canadian Diabetes Assoc or The Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. www.grahamgiddyfh.com 519 843 3100.