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Ralph A. Summer

March 19, 1946 ~ June 27, 2021 (age 75)


Ralph Alvin Summer, 75, of Ashland, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 27, 2021.

He was born March 19, 1946, in Carrolton, Ohio, a son of the late Mary Ellen Wells Summer. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lisa Summer in 2017.

Ralph retired following a long career as a Methodist Minister. He served honorably in the United States Army during Vietnam and was Junior Deacon with Carrollton Grand Lodge 124. Ralph had a vast knowledge of computers. During the early 1970’s he enjoyed driving racecars and was very well known throughout the racing community. Ralph owned and operated a Muffler Shop in Ashland for many years and N Riss Trucking in Louisville, Kentucky from 1979-1984

Survivors include daughters, Christine Marie Summer of Trego, WI, and Mary NoEllen Summer of Ashland; grandchildren, Nola Allen, Nichole Brown, Nicholas Thompson, Michael McCarty, Shyanne McCarty and Ciara Seeman; and five great grandchildren, Jaxon, Vivianna, Marabella, Ayden and Ashler.

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