Ralph Ivan Dunbarger

Ralph Dunbarger

Ralph Ivan Dunbarger, 87, of Lowell, OH passed away on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Heartland of Marietta. He was born on August 26, 1930 in Marietta, OH to the late Iven Herbert and Freda Wagner Dunbarger.

Ralph was a member of the Basilica of St. Mary’s of the Assumption. He was a 30 year township trustee, lifelong farmer, a school bus driver for 28 years and also ran his own water hauling business. He had served 18 years on the Fair Board and was a member of the Knights of Columbus.

He is survived by sons Ralph “Rick” Dunbarger (Diane), Robert Allen (Tami Hamilton), and David Lee (Angie), daughter Connie Sue Williams of Marietta, 17 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Hilda Carolyn Dunbarger (8/17/2008) and a daughter Kathy Jo Dunbarger, granddaughter Brianna Williams, great granddaughter Meredith White.

Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Hadley Funeral Home Reno Chapel, 1021 Pike St., Marietta, OH with Rev. Msgr. John Michael Campbell officiating. Burial to follow at Highland Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 12 from 6-8 P.M., and Monday, November 13 from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at www.hadleyfh.com.