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Ralph W. Eversole

February 7, 1947 ~ May 27, 2021 (age 74)

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Ralph W. Eversole, 74, passed away May 27, 2021 at Van Wert Health. He was born February 7, 1947 to Milo and Marjorie (Mohr) Eversole who preceded him in death. He later married Brenda Wurst of which they share three children.

Ralph graduated from Lincolnview High School and was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam war. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, the Elks Lodge, the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, the American Legion and the VFW.

He enjoyed bowling, golfing, playing cards, fishing, and hunting. Ralph was the Chief Deputy Sheriff for 27 years, however he served a total of 37 years in law enforcement.

Ralph is survived by, his three children; Tracey (William) Allenbaugh of Ohio City, Mike (Christina) Eversole of Van Wert, and Scott (Renae) Eversole of Delphos, ten grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, two brothers; Roger Eversole of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Donald (Pam) Eversole of Middle Point, a sister; Ladonna (Robert) Allenbaugh of Ohio City, and a sister-in-law Mary Jane Eversole of Middle Point.

He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Arthur Eversole.

The funeral will be held Wednesday June 2, 2021 at 11:00 am with an hour of visitation prior. Both events will take place at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home. The burial will be at King Cemetery at a later date. After the funeral there will be a meal at noon hosted by the American Legion.

A visitation will be held Tuesday June 1, 2021 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to Tunnels to Towers. .

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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