Ralph Tom Shiley

Mr. Shiley

Ralph Tom Shiley, 79, of Kansas, passed away at 2:13 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at his residence.

Tom was born Oct. 13, 1939, in Tiffin, to the late Herman W. and Arvida Mary (McIntire) Shiley. He married Mary (Harbaugh) Dec. 25, 1983, in Bettsville, and she survives in Kansas.

Survivors also include his four children, Ralph Jr. (Gina) Shiley of Fort Seneca, Penny Moll of Osceola, Sharon Balldosser of Republic and Janet Craft of Attica; a daughter-in-law, Sue Meyers of Tennessee; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Tom retired from Basic Refractories and also worked at American Standard. He was a member of Tiffin Moose Lodge, Bettsville American Legion and Sportsman Club, New Baltimore, Pennsylvania. Tom was a U.S. Army veteran.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Chuck Meyers; five brothers, Charles, Pete, Jim, Bill and Doyle Shiley; and three sisters, Esther Remsberg, Elsie Keller and Maggie Whitney.

Military services for Tom will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Bettsville, with United Veterans Council.

There will be no visitation or burial at this time.

Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.engleshookfuneral