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Ralph E. Zachariah
Ralph E. Zachariah, 67, of Richwood died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2000, at
Kobacker House in Columbus following complications from open heart surgery.
He was a 1950 graduate of Kenton Senior High School and in the early 1970s
managed the WKTN radio station in Kenton and was known as the "Wanderin'
Star." He retired in 1995 from Occidental Chemical in Kenton and was the
canteen manager of Richwood VFW Post 870 for the last six years.
He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War and was a lifetime member of
VFW Post 870, Verne I. Mounts American Legion Post in Prospect and the
Marysville Eagles Lodge.
He was born Oct. 15, 1932, in Hardin County to the late George and Kathryn
Laura Faurot Zachariah and was predeceased by a sister, Jane Cribbs.
He is survived by his wife, Teresa A. Harraman whom he married Aug. 26,
1977, in Richwood; two daughters, Kim (John) Bond of Findlay and Holly
Zachariah of Marysville; a son, Tom Zachariah of Kenton; a stepson, Troy
Ransome of Richwood; a stepdaughter, Tammy (Mark) Hempy of Prospect; seven
grandchildren, Renee and Kristal Smith of Findlay, Justin Shepherd of
Marysville, Kaine and Klarke Ransome of Richwood and Michael and Sarah
Hempy of Prospect; and two sisters, Donna (Richard) Comstock of Kenton and
Sharon (Richard) Kearns of Lima.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Stofcheck
Funeral Home in Richwood. The Rev. Fred Cheney will officiate and burial
will be at the Price Cemetery where veteran graveside services will be
conducted by the Richwood VFW and American Legion posts. Friends may call
from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to VFW Post 870, 9 W. Blagrove St.,
Richwood, Ohio 43344; or The American Heart Association, 5455 N. High St.,
Columbus, Ohio 43214


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