Ralph W. Ginn

Ralph W. Ginn, 90, of Bluffton, IN, died Saturday morning, Sept. 30, 2017, at Heritage Pointe of Warren.

Mr. Ginn graduated from Tipton High School on 1945 and served in the United States Navy. He earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Purdue University in 1954. He worked as an electrical engineer and draftsman for Franklin Electric, in Bluffton, for 36 years and retired in 1996. He was one of the founders of Hope Missionary Church.

He was born Dec. 10, 1926, in Anderson to Ward and Harriet Messmore Ginn. He married Wilma Boyer on Sept. 10, 1954, in Kokomo, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 5, 2017.

Survivors include two sons, Dwight “Chip” (Denise) Ginn, of Bourbonnais, IL, and Duane Ginn, of Bluffton; and two grandsons, David Ginn and Brian (Abigail) Ginn.

Calling is Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, from 4 p.m. to 8 .m. at the Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home, in Bluffton. A service will be held at the funeral home on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., with calling one hour prior to the service. Rev. Gary Aupperle will officiate. Burial will be at Elm Grove Cemetery, in Bluffton.

Memorial gifts may be made to Hope Missionary Church in care of Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be made at www.thomarich.com.