Ralph H. Brodrick, age 85 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 9:56 P.M. Wednesday July 27, 2011 at Wayne Health Care Greenville, Ohio. Ralph was born February 15, 1926 in Arcanum, Ohio and the son of the late John and Effie (Mack) Brodrick.
He retired in 1986 from Chrysler Corporation of Dayton and was a veteran of W.W. II serving in the U. S. Army. Ralph was a member of the Greenville Moose Lodge, an avid bowler, horseshoe pitcher and enjoyed fishing.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Phyllis M. (Arnett) Brodrick December 30, 1989. They were married September 9, 1950. Also by his brothers Chester, Robert, Ernest, Web and Reba.
Ralph is survived by his sons and daughters in law Jack L. & Hope Brodrick of Greenville, Ralph Kenneth & Julienne Brodrick of St. Louis, Missouri and David E. Brodrick and special friend Kathy Fantasia of Greenville. Grandchildren Angela (Darren) Sanders and Shawn (Amy) Brodrick. Step grandchildren Scott Snyder, Shelly Snyder and Sarah Fry. Twelve great grandchildren, sister Dorothy Mers of Reno, Nevada, sister in law June (Robert) Lawrence of New Paris and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Friday August 5, 2011 at the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with the Rev. Bob Boyd officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday August 4, 2011 from 5 until 8 P.M. in the funeral home.
The Greenville Moose Lodge will conduct a Lodge of Sorrow Thursday night at 7:30 P.M. and full Military Honors will be conducted by the Greenville Veterans Honor guard on Friday.
It is the wishes of the family that Memorial contributions are given to Moose Heart or Hospice of Darke County.
Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com.