Ralph H. Barcus, age 90, of Greencastle, passed away on Friday, March 01, 2013.
Born November 14, 1922 in Indianapolis, he was the son of Edward O. and Barbara (Cox) Barcus and was a graduate of Cloverdale High School "Class of 1940". He married Geraldine G. Barcus on June 30, 1946 and she survives.
Ralph was a veteran having served in the United States Army. He worked at Allisons Division of General Motors for 30 years, retiring in 1980.
He was a member of the Fillmore Christian Church, Temple Masonic Lodge #47, Eastern Star, and the Scottish Rite.
Survivors include his wife, Geraldine; two daughters, Mary Ann (Bernie) Cripe and Carolyn New; a sister, Phyllis Shoemaker (Dave) Phacker; five granddaughters, Lisa Hornback, Tammara Prager, Carrie Miller, Natalie Ladiero, and Mary Mariah New; and five great grandchildren, Drew & Emily Miller, Ian & Brianna Ladiero, and Alyssa Prager.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son-in-law, James New; two sisters, Ruth Nickerson and Eileen Akins; and a brother, Bill Barcus
Masonic Memorial and Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 with Randy Seipel and Rev. Paul Taylor officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at the Forest Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 am until time of service on Tuesday, March 5th.