Ralph Hardin, 87, of Topton, passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, in a Chattanooga, Tenn., hospital.
He was a native and lifetime resident of Cherokee County.
Ralph worked at his father’s trout pond and in his apple’s trees. He gave a lot of apples and grapes to his friends and neighbors. Ralph loved his neighbors and their kids and some of his neighbors were there to give Ralph a helping hand when he needed it.
He was a member of Red Marble Baptist Church.
Ralph’s family and friends will see him later in Heaven.
He was the son of the late Dillard and Eunice Hardin. He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Dartha Haught, Mary Lou Hardin and Evelyn Teague; and two brothers, Carl and J.D. Hardin.
Surviving are two sisters, Virginia Webb and Eula Nelson; and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, in Valleytown Cemetery with the Rev. Scott Roper officiating.
The family received friends from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Ivie Funeral Home, Andrews.
Ivie Funeral Home, Andrews, is in charge of all arrangements.
An online guest register is available at www.iviefuneralhomeinc.com.