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Ralph E. Summers

Ralph E. Summers Ralph E. Summers

Ralph E. Summers, 79, Jeffersonville, Ind., died Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, in Jeffersonville.

He was born June 2, 1940, in Atlanta, Ga., to Owen and Lena Schweitzer Summers.

He was a retired fire inspector for I.C.I., a Red Cross volunteer, member of Rehoboth Church and Rehoboth Cemetery Association, a co-founder of Byrneville Cemetery Fund and a member of the Travelers Century Club and American MENSA.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughters, Jeannie and Cynthia Summers; and a brother, Edgar Brown.

He is survived by his daughter, Sandra Summers Kelly; grandchildren, Adam Eskridge, Caitlin Thomas Henson, Jordan Thomas and Allison Walker; nine great-grandchildren; and a niece, Jo Ann Winn. He was also the proud owner and survived by a total of four “Million Dollar Dogs.”

Visitation: Saturday, Dec. 28, from 2:30 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 29, after 10 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.

Funeral: Sunday, Dec. 29, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in the Rehoboth Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Humane Society or the donor’s local animal shelter.