Ralph C. Smothers, 96, of Tiffin, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at Mercy Tiffin Hospital.
Ralph was born Oct. 22, 1917, in Sparta, to the late Clarence and Florence (Shirley) Smothers. He married Evelyn L. (Pealer) Jan. 27, 1952, in Amity, and she survives in Tiffin.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, 135 N. Washington St., Tiffin.
A military graveside service conducted by the United Veterans Council will begin at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Greenlawn Cemetery, Tiffin.
Following the burial Saturday, there will be a celebration of Ralph's life at noon at Christ's Church at Tiffin with the Rev. Terry Jones officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice Care.